Nine persons rescued

Some of the nine persons rescued*EB Magalona PIO photo

Nine persons were rescued in the waters off barangays Tomongtong and Gahit in EB Magalona, Negros Occidental, by members of the Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council at 8 a.m. Saturday, February 4.

Rescued were seven residents of Manapla town and two of Ajuy town (Iloilo), who all work in a fishpond in Ajuy, EB Magalona reported.

Their boat capsized on Thursday, February 2.

The Municipal DRRMO then endorsed them to the Manapla and Ajuy local governments.*

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