77% teach what to do in case of capsize
Earlier, the FIA had claimed to arrest three human traffickers faith healer Mahboob Shah, Mudassar and Shafaqat in connection with the same boat capsize
incident, and now another such claim has been made.
KARACHI: A rescue operation for those missing in Thursday's boat capsize
tragedy near Thatta resumed Friday morning, with divers from the Pakistan Navy also taking part in the operation.At least 17 people were killed and 47 injured as a boat carrying more than 80 pilgrims capsized as a result of heavy winds near the ancient city of Thatta on Thursday.
A report from the Surigao City Police Office said that Eric Queen was bound to Barangay Buenavista when it was blown by strong winds and squeezed by big waves causing it to capsize
Witnesses said water had started gushing into the boat, that led to the capsize
," he said.
The motor cruiser's skipper, a man from Sheffield, had successfully taken his wife back to the cruiser after the meal, and was returning to shore to pick up two more crew when the capsize
Lifelong friends Robert Hay, 23, Logie MacFadyen, 24, Ally Dougall, 19, and David Kirkpatrick, 23, were lost in the capsize
. The only survivor, Gordon Grant, 33, has been searching the Iona coast for their remains.
According to AP, Libyan navy spokesman Ayoub Bilqassem said the bottom of the small boat collapsed, causing the boat to capsize
. He said 52 people, mostly Africans, were immediately rescued and four bodies were found.
Bullimore had not been seen since the capsize
, despite extensive flights over his boat.
The boat was on its way to Barangay Singko, an island village where the victims reside when it was battered by strong winds and big waves brought by Ompong, which caused the boat to capsize
, Ortega said in a phone interview.
The 10 passengers, among them members of Russia's Federal Security Service - responsible for the country's border control - and several maritime experts, were on their way to a larger ship off the coast of Japan when a wave caused the vessel to capsize
The Ogifushi fishery cooperative in Urakawa, to which the Ryuho Maru belongs, speculated that a sudden shift in the boat's load may have caused it to capsize
It came from Carmen town in Northern Cebu and was headed for Carmen town when it was hit by strong waves at around 1:00 p.m., causing it to capsize
The three sailors from the Malaysian ship were taken to a nearby hospital but pronounced dead on arrival while two other crew members remain unconscious after being injured in the capsize