Dozens killed in a ferry accident in Philippines


Many of the passengers were traders bringing farm produce and other merchandise to the Camotes island The captain Warren Oliverio and some of the crew members were rescued and are in custody pending an investigation. Cloudy weather at the time of the accident did not pose any danger that would have prompted the coast guard to stop sea voyages, officials said. They have doubt about dangerous waves presence. and suppose a wrong maneuver. On the other side, a survivor described the accident giving credit to the captian: “When the boat encountered big waves, the passengers panicked and massed themselves on the other side of the boat, causing it to tilt and capsize,” he recounted. The captain will be sued at least for “criminal negligence” because the passengers had not life vests.


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