20 rescued as boat sinks off Fuga Island in Cagayan | Inquirer News

20 rescued as boat sinks off Fuga Island in Cagayan

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 03:13 PM November 24, 2023

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Fuga Island in Aparri, Cagayan./ PHILIPPINE NAVY

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Twenty persons were rescued on Wednesday , Nov. 23, after their boat’s engine malfunctioned while traveling near Fuga island in Sanchez Mira town, Cagayan, according to the Coast Guard Sub-Station Claveria.

The Coast Guard said the hull of motor boat MB LA78 was also damaged, causing it to sink eventually.


A responding rescue team brought all 11 passengers and nine boat crew to safety before it submerged.


The passengers and crew were subjected to a medical examination when they reached the shore. INQ


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