BY PESHEAN ZHANG
The cargo ship --Sulpicio was leaving Cebu from Davao when it collided with the passenger ship -- MV St. Thomas Aquinas. The passenger ferry pace-fully sank with rescuers able to save 692 passengers on board.
Coast Guard officials received the distress call from the passenger ferry around 9 p.m local time.
According to Aquinas' manifest there were about 692 passengers on board. Number of passengers on board the Sulpicio is unknown.
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