Coast Guard promises aid to families of 5 Pinoys on capsized Chinese fishing vessel

The Philippine Coast Guard on Wednesday expressed condolences and promised assistance to the families left behind by Filipino sailors who died after a fishing vessel capsized in the Indian Ocean last week. There were 39 sailors aboard fishing vessel Lu Peng Yuan Yu 028—five Filipinos, 17 Chinese and 17 Indonesians. No one survived the incident, according to an initial probe done by China’s transport ministry. Lu Peng Yuan Yu 028 capsized at around 3 a.m., Manila time, in Australia’s search-and-rescue region, around 5,000 kilometers, or 2,700 nautical miles, west of Perth, on Tuesday last week.>click to read< 09:46

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