Death toll in Cebu sea mishap now at 114
MANILA -- The death toll in the collision between 2GO Travel's M/V St. Thomas Aquinas and cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete in Cebu last August 16 is now at 114.
The Philippine Coast Guard said 23 people remain missing. At least 733 have been rescued.
The Coast Guard said search and retrieval operations are still ongoing.
The Special Board of Marine Inquiry (SBMI) has already concluded its investigation on the incident and has submitted the results of the probe to the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC). -- Report from dzMM