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170 Still Missing in Ferry Accident

200 might be dead after Philippines collision

(Newser) - A ferry accident in the Philippines yesterday might result in the grim total of about 200 deaths. So far, 32 bodies have been found, but another 170 are missing, reports AFP . Authorities fear most were trapped inside the ferry after it collided with a cargo ship near the busy port... More »

Ferry Crew Passes Alcohol Test

Cause of this morning's accident still undetermined

(Newser) - It's still not clear what caused a high-speed ferry loaded with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey to crash into a dock in lower Manhattan today. Police said the crew of the Seastreak Wall Street passed alcohol breath tests given after the crash. Scores of people who had been... More »

Ferry Crashes in Manhattan

30-50 people injured

(Newser) - A ferry came crashing into its dock in Manhattan's financial district at rush hour this morning, sending passengers flying and crashing into one another and ripping open one corner of the ship "like a tin can," the AP reports. Officials say more than 70 people were injured.... More »

Six Arrested in Deadly Hong Kong Ferry Collision

37 dead, including 5 children

(Newser) - The death toll in yesterday's Hong Kong ferry collision is now at 37, including five children, and six crew members have been arrested in the tragedy—one of the worst maritime accidents in Hong Kong in decades. The crew members, three from each boat involved, "are being investigated... More »

25 Dead in Hong Kong Ferry Tragedy

40 survivors have been taken to a hospital

(Newser) - Twenty-five people are dead after a ferry carrying 121 passengers collided with a tug boat and sank south of Hong Kong today, the BBC ports. Rescue crews scrambled to the scene, pulling all but one from the waters off of Lamma Island and taking 40 to a hospital. Lamma is... More »

Bangladesh Ferry Sinks, Kills 31

Dozens more missing

(Newser) - A ferry packed with some 200 people collided with another vessel and capsized in a river in southern Bangladesh today, killing 31 people and leaving dozens more missing. About 35 people were rescued after the ferry sank on the Meghna River after colliding with a cargo boat early in the... More »

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