5 fishermen rescued

September 02, 2019

FIVE fishermen including a minor were rescued when their boat capsized in the waters off Calaca town in Batangas last Sunday.

Police said rescued by other fishermen were Liejun Regalrio, 25; Desus Bulalaque, 19, Leonard Regalario, 30; Leo Dela Cerna, 55 and Ellie Escote, 15 all of Bgy. Wawa, Lemery, Batangas.

The victims were sailing at 9 a.m. when the propeller of the wooden banca collapsed making a big hole and causing the boat to sink.

The victims began swimming when they were spotted by other fishermen, who rescued them.