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Atleast twenty people still missing as two motor boats capsized off Iloilo


Iloilo, Philippines - Atleast seven people were recovered dead after two motor boats capsized off Iloilo and Guimaras strait on Saturday, August 3.

Initial report said that atleast 28 people had been rescued as of the posting.

Motorboats Chichi and Keziah were navigating Farola Wharf in Iloilo to Jordan Wharf in Guimaras around noontime when sudden strong winds battered the vessels, caused the boat to capsize.

A total 51 passengers on the two vessels; MB Chi-chi is carrying 43 passengers and 4 crew, while MB Keziah 2 had 4 crew members traversing the strait with no passengers.

Authorities had to identify the retrieved bodies and survivors. 


This is a developing story.

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