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NDRRMC: Four passengers of capsized boat in Antique rescued

January 3, 2012 10:30am

Tags: Antique
Four passengers of a motorized banca that capsized off Antique province Monday have been rescued, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Tuesday.
 
The NDRRMC's 8 a.m. update said the passengers were brought to Sibato village in Caluya town in Antique and given first aid.
 
It identified the four people rescued as:
 
  • Joel Autillo, 34
  • Vicmar de la Cruz, 34
  • Junmar de la Cruz, 25
  • Victoria Escultor, 54
 
According to the NDRRMC, the banca capsized while cruising between Sibato Island and Semirara town in Antique at 9 a.m. Monday.
 
However, they were rescued by a joint team from the Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, and Caluya local officials. - VVP, GMA News

Tags: Antique