Lifeboats at scene of Philippines ferry disaster
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Many missing in ferry sinking

Dozens of people have died and scores more are missing after a ferry collided with a cargo ship and sank off the Philippines.

Dozens of people have died and scores more are missing after a ferry collided with a cargo ship and sank off the Philippines.

The MV Thomas Aquinas and the cargo vessel collided on Friday evening near the central city of Cebu, officials said.

More than 600 people have been rescued since the collision.

Jonathan Head reports.

  • 17 Aug
  • From the section Asia