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Deadly typhoon batters South Korea

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 00:50

Sept. 17 - Typhoon Sanba reaches South Korea Monday, killing one and injuring two others as the president holds an emergency meeting. Lindsey Parietti reports.

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Waves crash over a jetty as Typhoon Sanba hits South Korea. The storm has killed at least one person and injured two since making landfall Monday. President Lee Myung-Bak held a meeting to deal with the typhoon -- the third to hit the peninsula in a month. (SOUNDBITE) (Korean) SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT LEE MYUNG-BAK SAYING: "The third typhoon came after two typhoons have gone, so damage will be bigger this time. So I think we must prepare more thoroughly than before for this typhoon." Thousands have been evacuated and flights are grounded. More damage is anticipated as Sanba moves northeast.

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Deadly typhoon batters South Korea

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 00:50