December 29, 2016 17:35 IST

Fire razes Philippine slum

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Residents sift through the ruins of their houses after a fire razed a squatter colony, in Quezon city, Metro Manila in the Philippines December 28, 2016. The fire left over a thousand families homeless. Credit: Reuters
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Residents sift through the ruins of their houses. Credit: Reuters
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A fire victim collects recyclable materials from the ruins of his house. Credit: Reuters
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A fire victim carries recyclable materials on his head after the fire. Credit: Reuters
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A view of the ruins of houses. Credit: Reuters