4 foreigners rescued off Calayan Island in Philippines

Four foreigners were rescued off the coast of Calayan Island in Cagayan, the Philippines, by Philippine Coast Guard personnel and were sent to the Bureau of Immigration on Wednesday, 8 February 2023.

They were a 19-year-old Swedish, Sazid Hazan Shiek, and Peruvians Richard Ventura, 48; Victor Palomino, 57, and Ulian Oswaldo Ventura, 52.

According to Phil Star, a report said that the four went sailing in the Pacific ocean in December 2022, but their boat encountered a mechanical problem and ran out of fuel.

However, they were found in the boat with good physical condition, Ensign Jessa Pauline Villegas of the PCG-Northern Luzon added.

Source: https://www.philstar.com/nation/2023/02/09/2243563/4-foreigners-rescued-cagayan

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