By Marisol Bo-oc, J. Jala, Helen Castaño | 11:04 PM January 11, 2023

Three persons were rescued from a pump boat that capsized in the waters off Getafe town on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 11, 2023.

The wooden-hulled boat was sailing toward Nasingin Island when it reportedly encountered bad weather.

The boat departed the port of Getafe at 3 p. m. and was battered by strong winds and waves, according to Asterio Suello, Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officer.

Suello said they were alerted by Mayor Cary Camacho of the incident who that time was roving the port.

The rescue team rescued Janet Paderna, Anita Minguito and Alecis Minguito, the boat operator.

They survived by clinging to the boat before it finally sank.

By Bohol Island News

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