Passengers Of Capsized Ferry Recount Ordeal During Ship Collision In Central Philippines (VIDEO)

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Sheena
At least 24 people died while hundreds of others were rescued after a passenger ferry in the Philippines collided with a cargo vessel.

At least 24 people died while hundreds of others were rescued after a passenger ferry in the Philippines collided with a cargo vessel.

Hundreds were on board the ferry.

One passenger said: "The ship was rammed and we felt it tilting to the side. We rushed out, but some of our friends were not able to get out."

Another man does not know what happened to his family.

"When we felt the boat tilt, we rushed up in fear of the ship capsizing. I accidentally let go of my son's hand and I can't find my daughter."

A crew member said the collision left a gaping hole in the ferry, causing the ship to sink within 10 minutes. He said most passengers were wearing life jackets when the captain issued the order to abandon ship.

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