Fisherman found dead, 5 missing

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Thursday, March 26, 2015


THE body of a fisherman was found along the shoreline of Barangay Caliling, Cauayan, Negros Occidental on Monday evening, while his five companions are still missing.

Police identified the fatality as Maximo Entong, 41, of Barangay 2, Hinoba-an town.

Records of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office showed that the victim and his five companions have gone fishing onboard FB Aleya Grace owned by Bem-Bem Candolisas, of Barangay Bulwagan, Hinoba-an.

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While they were fishing in the shoreline of Barangay Caliling, their boat capsized due to big waves and strong current, the police said.

Search and rescue operation is ongoing.(MAP)

Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on March 26, 2015.

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