Father, son rescued after sea accident

Joyce Ann Clavecillas, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 05 2019 09:53 AM

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A man and his son were rescued in Antique Friday, several hours after their fishing boat capsized in Iloilo. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Coast Guard Station Antique

ANINI-Y, Antique – Authorities on Friday rescued a man and his son who drifted at sea for several hours after their boat capsized.

Jerry Baat Sr., 40, and his son Jerry Jr., 20 were rescued in the vicinity of Barangay San Roque in this town.

They were on board their fishing boat when it capsized after it was hit by big waves in Guimbal, Iloilo province.

The father and son were brought to Dao District Hospital in Antique for medical treatment.