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PHOTOS: Typhoon Rammasun hits the Philippines, killing at least seven

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A typhoon killed at least seven people as it made its way across the Philippines on Wednesday, prompting the evacuation of more than 370,000 people, the Associated Press reported.

Typhoon Rammasun spared the capital city of Manila, but its 93-mile wind with 115-mph gusts ripped through densely populated provinces in the north, pulling off tin roofs, bringing down trees, and knocking out power to many areas, the Associated Press reported.

Rammasun is the seventh storm to batter the Philippines this year.

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Nick Kirkpatrick is the foreign photo editor at the Washington Post. Follow him on Instagram or Twitter.

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