Passenger boat capsizes off Ormoc City, more than 60 people dead (Updates, photos & videos)

The passenger boat M/B Kim Nirvana-B capsized off the coast of Ormoc Port in Ormoc City, Leyte on Thursday, July 2, 2015.

According to Philippine Red Cross (PRC), the wooden passenger boat had been carrying 173 passengers and 16 crew, reported by Marina Region 8.

GMA News reported that the death toll in the Ormoc sea mishap rose to 61.

The Philippines ferry was heading to Pilar town in Camotes Island east of Cebu when the accident happened.

VIEW: Partial list of survivors from capsized boat Kim Nirvana-B in Ormoc

Updates, Photos and Videos

Here are some of the updates, videos and photos posted on social media sites.



Death toll in Ormoc sea mishap now at 47














Alas 8:15 karong buntag laing usa pasahero sa M/B Kim Nirvana ang nakuha sa mga rescuers gikan sa natikyaoban niini. By: John Kevin Pilapil/SPSR

Posted by Serbisyo Publiko sa Radyo on Thursday, July 2, 2015

NTVL: Search and rescue operation para sa nawawalang pasahero ng lumubog na lantsa, itinuloy ngayon


How some survived Ormoc boat tragedy









Ormoc Nirvana Tragedy (Video courtesy of Miquicar Photostudio)

Ormoc Nirvana Tragedy

Posted by Miquicar Photostudio on Thursday, July 2, 2015




WATCH: Aftermath of Ormoc City sea mishap


BP: 'Di bababa sa 36 patay sa paglubog ng pampasaherong lantsa












Just In:From Capt. Pit Tinampay of Coast Eastern Visayas District: as of this time, out of 152 na dinala sa mga hospital dito sa Ormoc, 34 ang dead on arrival. By: John Kevin D. Pilapil/SPSR

Posted by Serbisyo Publiko sa Radyo on Thursday, July 2, 2015





nervana lines nalonod dinhi sa takbayan sa ormoc

Posted by Archie Zapata Villaflores on Wednesday, July 1, 2015








[Photo Credit: Nikko Sevilla]

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