SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO (ALBOENEWS) — The UK government says the British overseas territory of Angilla has sustained “critical” damage from Hurricane Irma, AP reports. Foreign Office Minister Alan Duncan also told lawmakers Thursday the British Virgian Islands have been severely damaged.
The Category 5 hurricane will hit the Turks and Caicos late Thursday. Duncan says there are “unconfirmed reports of a number of fatalities” in the wake of Hurricane Irma at this time.
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