2 dead, 2 missing as boat capsizes

TWO women died and two others are still missing when the boat they were riding on capsized late Tuesday evening after being pounded by big waves in Aparri, Cagayan, it was reported yesterday.

Reports reaching Camp Crame yesterday said the incident occurred at around 9 p.m. Tuesday off the waters of Barangay Maura in Aparri, Cagayan.

The reports said the boat, which had 12 passengers on board composed of eight males and four females, left Aparri at around 9 p.m. but was forced to sail back.

While the boat was nearing the shore of Aparri, the boat was pounded by big waves, causing it to capsize.

The survivors were brought to the Christian Hospital in Aparri, while the bodies of the victims were brought to the Pineda Funeral Homes. Anthony Vargas

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