CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, CAMPECHE — Emergency agencies have rescued 23 Campeche fishermen found alive after their boats were hit by a tornado-like waterspout on Tuesday April 19, reported acting municipal Civil Protection Coordinator, Miguel de la Cruz.
In an interview with Notimex on Wednesday April 20, he said that 14 people reported disappeared remain missing. Searchers from Pemex Security, Civil Protection and Mexican Navy, among others, continue search efforts.
De la Cruz acknowledged that improved weather conditions have allowed better tracking of the location of fishermen surprised Tuesday by the phenomenon of heavy rain with strong winds.
As for the number of people rescued, which went from 16 to 23 in the last hours, the city official commented that they have been taken to local hospitals San Antonio Cardenas, Nuevo Progreso and General Hospital, while some families have decided to take them to private clinics.
So far, one fisherman, José de la Cruz Hernández, 50 years old, has reportedly died in the waterspout incident.
The 70 kilometer per hour winds also struck the Ciudad del Carmen area and left trees and power poles strewn about the streets.
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