Passengers picked up by a rescue vessel are attended to by coastguard staff on a boat in waters off Dapitan City. Photo: AP

Philippine ferry blaze leaves three dead, 245 are rescued

  • Terrified passengers throw themselves into the water as fire rips through vessel sailing to Dapitan City
  • At least 245 are rescued but exact number of travellers on board is unknown
Topic |   The Philippines

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Passengers picked up by a rescue vessel are attended to by coastguard staff on a boat in waters off Dapitan City. Photo: AP
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