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70 Missing as Ferry Sinks in Phillipines

BellaNaija.com

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????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????A ferry sank off the central island of Leyte in the Philippines on Saturday evening in the midst of bad weather.

At least 84 people were on the ferry. However, 14 have been rescued so far, and 70 are missing, Yahoo News reports.

Rescue operations are still ongoing.

According to reports, “the ferry had problems with steering and had also been buffeted by heavy rains, worsened by Typhoon Kalmaegi which is approaching the northern Philippines.”

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2 Comments

  1. KeepingItReal

    September 14, 2014 at 3:49 am

    Lord please help Your people during this difficult times

  2. Theophilus Ukwumaka

    September 14, 2014 at 5:34 am

    Weren’t they aware of the weather or the problem with the steering before leaving? May God take charge.

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