Vietnamese refugees told rescue workers in the Philippines some of them killed and ate fellow passengers during a 37-day voyage at sea.

A United Nations refugee agency official quoted some of the 52 survivors as saying three refugees, including an 11-year-old boy, were murdered and eaten, along with two who had starved to death."Some say everybody took part," Robert Cooper, acting representative of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, said Tuesday. "Some say nobody took part.

"We have many accounts of what happened."