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Three Filipino fishermen hold on to their waterlogged boat as they await rescue off the south of Taiwan, in a photo released on July 22, 2013.
Three Filipino fishermen were rescued by the Taiwanese coast guard after a storm blew them off course and left them drifting for five days in their damaged boat, Agence France-Presse reports.
According to Focus Taiwan, the men were suffering from dehydration and sunburn and had sustained bruising. A second vessel carrying three more Filipinos remains unaccounted for.
First published July 22 2013, 5:40 AM