About 100 rescued from sunken Philippine ferry

September 14, 2014 2:53 AM

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MANILA, Philippines: Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines, officials said on Sunday.

Coast guard Captain Joseph Coyme said search and rescue efforts by air and sea would continue because it was uncertain how many passengers and crewmembers were on the M/V Maharlika II. The domestic ferry sank late on Saturday after listing and being lashed by strong wind and waves whipped up by a st...

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