Another Phillipines ferry disaster


Mar 28, 2002
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This time 55 people are missing after a 63-ton ferry, the Piary, sank when heavy seas punched a hole in it's side 60 miles from it's destination of Brookes Point on Palawan Island. Of the 68 passengers and 7 crew on board, 20 survivors were picked up by a Panamanian-registered cargo ship.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/3342557.stm

This figure adds to the hundreds already dead in mudslides across the Phillipines.

Cheers,

Boz
 

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