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Death scene in burned ferry moves Filipino rescuers to tears

A Philippine coast guard commander said Friday that the tragic scenes of death his team saw aboard a gutted ferry, including bodies of adults clutching children, had moved them to tears and sparked fears other passengers could be found dead in the still-smouldering ship.

In this handout photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), PCG members check the remains of the MV Lady Mary Joy that caught fire in Basilan, southern Philippines early Thursday, March 30, 2023. (Philippine Coast Guard via AP)



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