PCG rescues 2 fishermen off Cavite

Published September 22, 2022, 9:12 AM

by Aaron Recuenco 

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has rescued two fishermen after their motorized banca was damaged off the waters of Naci, Cavite on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

In a statement, the PCG Sub-Station Tanza said they responded to the incident involving M/bca “Mommy Yolls” after receiving call for assistance at the vicinity waters off Labac, Naic, Cavite, yesterday, 21 September 2022.

It said they rescued 52-year-old George Gapate and 18-year-old Rodolfo Tulibas, residents of Barangay 49M, Bagong Pook, Cavite City, who were hanging on the half-submerged motorized banca.

“They encountered big waves while transiting the vicinity waters off Labac, which damaged their motorbanca’s hull,” the PCG statement read.

The search and rescue (SAR) team confirmed that the rescued fishermen were not injured.

 
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