Typhoon Halts Search for Survivors From Deadly Ferry Collision

Families still trying to find loved ones following passenger ferry, cargo ship crash.
1:15 | 08/17/13

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But it could save your life. We're going to move overseas and to the terrifying scene playing out in philippines. A typhoon rains halting the search for survivors. Some have discovered the ferry sinking like the titanic. Here's abc's susan saulny now. Reporter: Chaos in the ocean. I mean, it was virtually looking at the titanic, I mean, there were people hanging on on the railings and everything. Reporter: Close to 200 people remain missing after a cargo ship collided overnight with a passenger ferry sending startled passengers into deep water, many had been sleeping. Look at the enormous damage at the point of impact on the cargo ship. The ferry hit had been carrying close to 800 people and was in easy reach to the shore. This man saved himself by leaping off the cargo ship to the ferry. I feel sorry for a lot of the people who've got children. The only option I had literally was going down into the sea with their parents. Reporter: At least 30 are confirmed dead. Officials said that an investigation is set to start once the rescue is over. Susan saulny, abc news, washington.

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