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Brits missing after typhoon

Foreign Secretary William Hague said a number of British nationals remain unaccounted for after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines. Among those missing is Colin Bembridge, 61, who was staying with his family near Tacloban.

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Missing Briton was visiting relatives during typhoon

The devastated city of Tacloban near to where Colin Bembridge was reportedly staying with his girlfriend and young daughter Credit: Reuters

A British man who has reportedly gone missing after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines was visting his girlfriend's relatives near to Tacloban.

Colin Bembridge, his partner and their 3 year old daughter Victoria, are thought to have hired a beach house in Baybay which was devastated in the storm.

Channel 4 News spoke to the mother of Mr Bembridge's girlfriend who showed them the wrecked house where the family had been staying.

She told them:

"I just want to know whether they are dead or whether they were blown by the winds."

While searching the wreckage she found a dress belonging to the youngest of her eight children - and a games consol belonging to Victoria.

She added: "Now that I am here I cannot see them. I am at a loss of where they are. My heart, it's hurting."

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