1 week 18 fishers survive huge waves in Maguindanao Manilatimes
COTABATO CITY: Eighteen fishermen on Thursday survived the strong waves, triggered by Tropical Depression “Marilyn,” which wrecked their fishing boat off the coast of Maguindanao. The 18 crew members, who were all from Lebak in Sultan Kudarat, survived but their vessel, MV Sea Target, was a total wreck. Survivors said they were navigating toward the coastline of Lebak from the town of Sultan Naga Dimaporo in Lanao del Sur when the big waves battered the vessel at past 7 p.m. near the town of Datu Blah Sinsuat.
The fishermen were able to transfer to a smaller banca, which accompanied ... more