Passenger boat with 67 aboard sinks off Batangas

Published July 20, 2018, 7:02 PM

by Francine Ciasico

By Lyka Manalo

CALATAGAN, Batangas — A ferryboat with 57 passengers and a crew of 10 sank in waters off this town due to strong waves Friday afternoon, police said.

(photo from Pixabay)
(photo from Pixabay)

An initial report from Batangas Police Provincial Office (PPO) said “M/V Lucky Benjamin” sank at 2:05 p.m. while approaching the boundary of Calatagan and Occidental Mindoro.

The PPO said all passengers and crew survived the accident.

It was learned that M/V Lucky Benjamin was headed for Looc, Occidental Mindoro.

 
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