Passengers, crew flee burning ferry in Philippines

A crew member jumping off the ferry Wonderful Stars after it caught fire at the port in Ormoc city, central Philippines, yesterday. All 544 passengers were evacuated safely. More than a month ago, 61 passengers were killed when the Kim Nirvana ferry
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A crew member jumping off the ferry Wonderful Stars after it caught fire at the port in Ormoc city, central Philippines, yesterday. All 544 passengers were evacuated safely. More than a month ago, 61 passengers were killed when the Kim Nirvana ferry capsized off Ormoc.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 16, 2015, with the headline 'Passengers, crew flee burning ferry in Philippines'. Print Edition | Subscribe