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Rescue on as Philippine ferry sinks with 60 aboard

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) -

Coast guard vessels and helicopters in the central Philippines are searching for survivors of a ferry that sank with about 60 people on board.

   The coast guard said that 20 people have been rescued so far.

   There are unconfirmed reports of one fatality.

   The inter-island ferry sank off Burias Island early Friday.

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