Philippines: Fishermen jumped into sea to escape abuse rescued by Vietnamese navy

Author: Joviland Rita, GMA News, Published on: 2 March 2019

"Two Pinoy fishermen who jumped into sea to escape abuse rescued by Vietnamese navy" 28 February 2019

Two Filipino fishermen who escaped their vessel after supposedly experiencing maltreatment were rescued by Vietnamese Navy on an island in West Philippine Sea.

Conrigal Mandarcos, 30, and Reynante Mandarcos, 34, both residents of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, said they jumped inot the sea and swam to the nearest island to escape abuse.

...They were eventually turned over to the Philippine Navy.

[T]hey underwent physical and medical assessment. Results showed that they were in good physical condition....

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