3 oil tanker crew die of suffocation
Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - August 12, 2020 - 12:00am

BATNAGAS, Philippines — Three crewmembers of an oil tanker reportedly died of suffocation following a gas leak in Calaca, Batangas on Monday.

Enrique Jay Gaspado, John Rey Illustrisimo and Ryan Jay Bantilan were pronounced dead on arrival in a hospital, according to the Batangas police.

A police report said the victims were found unconscious by the other crewmembers of Andrina 2000 anchored at a port in Barangay Camastilisan.

The victims were reportedly cleaning an empty oil tank in the vessel when the gas leak occurred.                                           

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