48 saved from boat mishap in Masbate


Posted at Mar 06 2016 10:00 AM

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Forty-eight people were rescued after their passenger boat encountered problems off the coast of Masbate Sunday morning.

According to Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), M/B City of Dapitan was sailing to Masbate when its engine stalled.

The PCG was promptly notified of the incident, and conducted search and rescue operations with the police Maritime Group.

Two passengers had difficulty breathing and were brought to a hospital. -- Report from Robert Mano, radio dzMM