Drama in the Philippines, where a ferry carrying 134 people caught fire, one dead and one injured
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Drama in philippines Where a violent fire broke out in the past few hours on board a ferry carrying about 140 passengers. The fire spread while the boat was still at sea and was approaching the port of Real City, Quezon Province, from Bolillo Island. Libra is tragic: at least it can be counted Seven dead.
Ferry caught fire, Philippine coast guard confirms death toll
The Philippine Coast Guard confirmed the number of casualties. According to what has been reconstructed so far, the fire It erupted from the engine room, then spread throughout the ship.
As described by some passengers on social media, who also revealed pictures of the fire, at one point on the Mercraft 2 ferry, there was an inferno, as the flames destroyed the entire ship, causing a plume of black smoke that was spotted several miles away. Away.
The ferry is on fire when it reaches the coast
Part of the 134 passengers and some crew members found safety by jumping into the water and then picked up by ships in the area.
JUST IN: The Ro-Ro ship bound for Real, Quezon, caught fire on Monday morning, May 23.
Six of the 124 passengers on board the plane have been taken to the nearest hospital, according to the Philippine Coast Guard. The search and rescue operation is still ongoing. | 📷 Vincent Bardog Caceres via PCG pic.twitter.com/b3CII11reB
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At the moment there is no accurate estimate of the number of missing persons.
The Philippine Coast Guard announced that search operations are still ongoing. It is feared that the death toll of seven will rise in the next few hours.
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