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Masbate’s missing fisherman rescued in Sorsogon

Masbate’s missing fisherman rescued in Sorsogon

LEGAZPI CITY A fisherman who went missing on Tuesday, September 7, in the waters of Masbate was rescued off the coast of Donsol town in Sorsogon on Thursday, police said.

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Gilbert Bartolay, 31, was rescued by fishermen near the coast of the village of Ogod in Donsol at around 5:30 a.m. Thursday, the Donsol police said in a report.

Bartolay, a resident of Barangay (village) Danao in San Jacinto town of Masbate, went fishing at around 9 a.m. last Tuesday, just as Tropical Storm Jolina (international name: Conson) was battering the province, and failed to return home.

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The Donsol police said Bartolay used a piece of wood to float and survive.

He was brought to a local hospital for treatment.

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