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Philippine ferry overturns, at least 40 killed

An inter-island ferry packed with commuters overturned Tuesday while being buffeted by sudden monsoon winds and waves southeast of Manila, killing at least 40 people, officials said. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Sodusta, the regional army commander, said 76 people were rescued and taken to two hospitals for treatment. He said 39 bodies have been recovered, including 11 children. The manifest of the M/L Don Dexter Cathlyn listed 119 passengers and a crew of six on board, though ferries frequently carry more people than are officially listed. Full Story

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