Thursday, 5 September 2013

Cebu ferry disaster: 2 more bodies recovered

Two more bodies were recovered by divers the past two days from the wreckage of the sunken St. Thomas Aquinas, bringing to 110 the death toll in the Aug. 16 collision between the passenger ship and the cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete off Talisay City in Cebu.

Commander Armand Balilo, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) spokesperson, said that the search by PCG, Philippine Navy and Philippine National Police divers, along with volunteers, was ongoing.

Divers recovered one dead body each on Monday and Tuesday. The bodies were taken to the Talisay City port, the PCG said.

Thursday 5 September 2013


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