Filippino Fishermen Repatriated

Five Filippino fishermen were handed over to the representative of the Philippine Embassy in Viet Nam by the Binh Dinh People’s Committee in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province on February 21, 2006. They were rescued by fishermen of Hoai Nhon District, Binh Dinh province.
They were captain Alex A.Flazo (born in 1977), Jhonny Rey B.Galvez (1983), Librado D.Maghoyop (1974), Avelino B.Quenzon (1949), and Narciso M.Tuyogon (1955). Their fishing boat broke down while they were fishing offshore. The boat drifted to the north of Truong Sa island in Viet Nam and was rescued by captain Nguyen Dinh Trung and eight fishermen of the PY 2626 BTS fishing boat at Hoai Hai Commune, Hoai Nhon District. They had been taken care by Border Soldiers until they were handed over to their Embassy.

By Ngoc Thai - Translated by Hoai Hy

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