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Passenger vessel runs aground near Bisucay Island Cuyo, Palawan

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 05:27 PM March 03, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A passenger vessel carrying more than 100 people ran aground near Bisucay Island in Palawan, the Philippine Coast Guard report showed on Sunday.

The PCG said that MV Milagrosa J-3 ran aground off Banda Point, Bisucay Island Cuyo, Palawan on Friday.

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The said vessel, driven by Captain Nelson Ortaliz, left Cuyo Island bound for Iloilo City. However, due to a strong current, the vessel hit shallow waters around 11 p.m. of Friday.

Around 93 passengers and 15 crew members were aboard MV Milagrosa J-3 when the incident happened.

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No one from the said number were reported hurt.

The ship has already been brought to the Cuyo Pier for inspection following the incident. /je

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