IN PHOTOS: Aftermath of the Leyte quake

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 06 2017 06:18 PM | Updated as of Jul 07 2017 12:04 PM

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted the province of Leyte at 4:03 p.m. Thursday, damaging buildings and sending residents scrambling to safety.

Below are some scenes of panic and destruction caused by the powerful quake:

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A portion of the wall of the Kananga Grocery Store in Leyte fell onto a parked car. Photo courtesy of Bayan Patroller Edgar Muralla, Jr.
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Religious images in the Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Capoocan, Leyte were damaged by the powerful quake. Photo courtesy of Crizelle Lozano
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Religious images in the Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Capoocan, Leyte were damaged by the powerful quake. Photo courtesy of Crizelle Lozano
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A religious image in the Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Capoocan, Leyte was damaged by the powerful quake. Photo courtesy of Crizelle Lozano
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The floor of the Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Capoocan, Leyte was damaged by the magnitude 6.5 temblor. Photo courtesy of Crizelle Lozano
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A woman at the Ormoc City Hall fainted out of fear following the earthquake. Photo courtesy of Kim Urbuda
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Students of the University of San Jose Recoletos in Cebu rushed to their quadrangle after the quake. Photo courtesy of Philip Lapinid IV
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Employees of the Department of Education- Cebu City Division went out of their office building after the quake. Carine Lapid, ABS-CBN News
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Patients at the Ormoc Sugarcane Planters Association hospital were brought out of the facility after the quake. Photo courtesy of Rico Lucena
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Patients at the Ormoc Sugarcane Planters Association hospital were brought out of the facility after the quake. Photo courtesy of Rico Lucena
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A house in Ormoc City was destroyed by the quake. Photo by Bayan Patroller Aljay Riño
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A house in Ormoc City was destroyed by the quake. Photo by Bayan Patroller Aljay Riño