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× Car-carrier ship catches fire near Recto Bank – PCG

MANILA, Philippines --- A car-carrier vessel has caught fire near Recto (Reed) Bank in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said Monday.

PCG Spokesperson Capt. Armand Balilo said MV Diamond Highway came from Singapore and was bound for Batangas when they received report Saturday night that the vessel was "in distress."

PCG immediately deployed BRP Cabra to the area. BRP Cabra…

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