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German tourist killed, daughter injured in gondola-ferry collision in Venice

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A German man was killed and his 3-year-old daughter was injured when the gondola they were in collided with a ?water bus? on Venice's Grand Canal, authorities said. The BBC reported the 50-year-old man, his wife and three children were all thrown into the water by the force of the collision, A fire brigade spokesman said the man appeared to have been crushed between the boats, Reuters reported. The girl was taken to a hospital with a head injury.

Coast guard officials said at least 39 died and more than 80 were missing in the latest deadly sea accident in the Philippines, which happened 570 kilometers (350 miles) south of Manila. Cebu coast guard chief Commodore William Melad said there were 870 people on the ferry, including 754 passengers and 116 crew, after collating records of hospitals, rescuers and the ferry owner.