WORLD Hurricane Ian death toll at 23: Florida authorities

WORLD

Hurricane Ian death toll at 23: Florida authorities

AFP

12:11, October 01, 2022

The death toll in Florida from Hurricane Ian now stands at 23, the southern US state's Department of Law Enforcement said Friday.

(Photo: AFP)

Many of the fatalities from the monster storm were from drowning, the department said in a release sent to AFP.

News outlets quoting county officials have given even higher tolls, with CNN saying 45 fatalities have been blamed on Ian.


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