GOOD NEWS: 3 Catanduanes missing fishermen rescued in Eastern Samar

VIRAC, Catanduanes, October 25, 2016 (Bicol Standard) -- After almost 14 days of being stranded at sea, the three fishermen reported missing in Catanduanes have been rescued by local fisherfolk in the Visayas area.
Photo courtesy of Digna de Dios
Zaldy de Jesus, 41; Reise del Valle, 38; and Luis Tupig, 37, it would be recalled, went on fishing on October 11.

Due to typhoon Karen, however, they were stranded at sea and were unable to return home immediately.

Yesterday, they were spotted off the coast of Sabang North, Borongan City, Eastern Samar, where they were immediately rescued.

At present, the three fishermen are recovering at the Eastern Samar Provincial Hospital.

They are expected to return to Catanduanes later this week.

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