Man jumps off ship in Antique
MANILA, Philippines – A man went missing after he jumped off a ship off the coast of Antique on Wednesday.
The man, identified as Bernardo Iglesias, jumped off a Negros Navigation vessel headed for Manila.
Iglesias’s wife Arlene tried to stop her husband from jumping but eventually lost her grip.
The crew of Tenaco Passenger Lines immediately conducted a search and rescue operation.
The Philippine Coast Guard has also assisted in the search.
According to Iglesias’s sister Evelyn Baligwat, his brother suffered a nervous breakdown which may have triggered the incident. -- Reports from Arnell Ozaeta, Noel Alamar and Zandro Ochona, dzMM