CEBU CITY (Updated) -- At least 36 passengers of the motorized passenger banca that capsized off Ormoc City, Leyte were confirmed dead as of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 2, said the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).
PCG spokesman Cdr. Armand Balilo said the 36 bodies were recovered Thursday afternoon while 19 others remained missing. A total of 118 passengers were rescued and brought to several hospitals in Ormoc.
Posted by Serbisyo Publiko sa Radyo on Thursday, July 2, 2015