Xinhua News AgencyNovember 27, 2013 10:48
BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday that Chinese medical teams have treated more than a thousand injured patients in typhoon-hit central Philippines.
"The rescue team of the Red Cross Society of China has recovered the bodies of 22 victims," said spokesman Qin Gang at a regular press briefing.
Typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) has killed 5,235 people and wounded 23,501 others. Another 1,613 people remained missing, the Philippine government said.