Dozens Remain Missing as Hurricane Otis Death Toll Rises in Acapulco

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Dozens Remain Missing as Hurricane Otis Death Toll Rises in Acapulco

Dozens Remain Missing as , Hurricane Otis Death Toll , Rises in Acapulco .

'New York Post' reports that Acapulco's death toll from Hurricane Otis continues to rise.

'New York Post' reports that Acapulco's death toll from Hurricane Otis continues to rise.

On October 25, Otis slammed into the Pacific resort city with winds over 165 miles per hour.

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'NYP' reports that the deadly Category 5 storm tore off roofs, submerged streets, severed communications and cut off both road and air infrastructure.

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Citing figures provided by state prosecutors, the governor of Guerrero said that 45 people have been confirmed dead, while an additional 47 remain missing.

Citing figures provided by state prosecutors, the governor of Guerrero said that 45 people have been confirmed dead, while an additional 47 remain missing.

'NYP' reports that people gathered in Acapulco's Playa Honda on October 30, looking for those still missing.

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'NYP' reports that people gathered in Acapulco's Playa Honda on October 30, looking for those still missing.

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President Andres Manuel L贸pez Obrador has urged local authorities to ensure the delivery of basic goods to Acapulco鈥檚 desperate population.

President Andres Manuel L贸pez Obrador has urged local authorities to ensure the delivery of basic goods to Acapulco鈥檚 desperate population.

According to estimates, the staggering cost of damages caused by Otis is estimated to reach as high as $15 billion.

According to estimates, the staggering cost of damages caused by Otis is estimated to reach as high as $15 billion.

The government has deployed approximately 17,000 members of the armed forces to distribute supplies and maintain order.

The government has deployed approximately 17,000 members of the armed forces to distribute supplies and maintain order.

'NYP' reports that the hurricane struck as Mexico's next presidential election is just seven months away.

L贸pez Obrador has denounced critics who claim he continues to downplay the gravity of the disaster.

He says that the criticism is politically motivated.

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L贸pez Obrador has denounced critics who claim he continues to downplay the gravity of the disaster.

He says that the criticism is politically motivated.


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