SAN FERNANDO, Philippines — Divers managed to get inside an upside-down ferry Tuesday but found only bodies and no survivors three days after the vessel capsized during a powerful typhoon with more than 800 people aboard, officials said.
The ship's interior was too dark to even determine how many bodies were there, said Lt. Col. Edgard Arevalo, a Philippines navy spokesman.
Typhoon Fengshen toppled the ferry Saturday as it sliced through the central Philippines. Only four dozen survivors have been found; more than 800 people are missing. On shore, 227 people are dead and 275 missing.