Written by: Bert Dalida
The Philippine Coastguard is advising boats travelling to, from and around the Island of Boracay to be careful.
This was after the motorboat named “Marlusa,” owned by a resort in Boracay nearly sank Tuesday afternoon, July 23.
According to Philippine Coastuard Station Commander Jimmy Oliver Vingno, the incident occurred around 1pm, Tuesday while the boat was travelling near Caticlan.
Nevertheless, the boat, which was loaded with sand when the incident happened, was rescued by other boats near the area.
No injuries were reported among the eight (8) passengers of the boat.
Translated/Edited by: Rodel J. Abalus