Thursday, March 26, 2015

3 rescued, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Catanduanes

CARAMOAN, Camarines Sur—Three fishermen were rescued while three others are still missing after a motorized banca crashed onto a rock formation and capsized off Catanduanes on Monday night.

Police identified the rescued fishermen as Luis Gonzales, who was rescued along the seashore of Parola, this town;  Jomar Begino, who was rescued off Nipa, this town; and Eric Valerio, who was found off Baticoraw, Garchitorena, Camarines Sur.

Meanwhile, Nexon Sabio, Wilson Dela Cruz, and George Tatad, all residents of Balangonan, Pandan, Catanduanes, have not yet been found.

Members of the Caramoan Municipal Police Station along with the Philippine Cuast Guard Commander of Guijalo, this town, are presently conducting a search and rescue operation along the coastal waters here for the possible retrieval of the missing fishermen.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM
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