Ferry boat sinks in Laguna Lake, 3 dead
A ferry boat with 60 passengers sank in Laguna Lake off Binangonan town, Rizal province. Three people were reported dead.
The names of the victims were Jomar Radam, Jonie Baroso and Bernardo Mondares.
According to the authorities, the victims and the other passengers of the boat attended a fiesta celebration on Talim Island when the incident happened.
Passengers said that because of the heavy downpour caused the incident. They added that the boat also had a hole, which led to panic.
Almost all of the passengers ran to the rear portion of the boat, where the life vests are located.
As expected, the boat tipped and then eventually sank.
Police are still investigating if the boat’s owner should be held liable for the mishap