Reports also said that it was the doctors second

first_imgReports also said that it was the doctor’s second dive in the underwater cave.His body, found lodged 40 meters underwater, was retrieved after an eight hour search.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPasig to sue 6 enforcers for extortionAmores’ brother, Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Mario Amores went to Surigao del Sur immediately upon receiving reports about the incident.Andy Berame, head of the Task Force Kalikasan of Lapu-Lapu City, said he last saw the surgeon last Thursday for their usual night diving in Mactan. He even helped Amores pack diving gear that he took to Surigao. Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Abu Sayyaf mows down 7 soldiers in Sulu It’s time to consider taking sea row to UN – Del Rosario NAFTA: Democrats Leveraging the Trump Administration Show me the money: Price-tagging Enrique Gil’s photos Enchanted River in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur province. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOCEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebuano surgeon and veteran diver was killed in an accident in the underwater cave of the Enchanted River in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.Dr. Alfonso Amores, together with a group of professional divers, was setting up safety gear for a television shoot on Tuesday when the accident happened, reports said.ADVERTISEMENT PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension MOST READ ACLU: 911 Toddlers and Babies Separated from Parentscenter_img Capital One Data Breach Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kids Festival Shooter in California Took Gun Illegally LATEST STORIES Amores’ wife is coming home from the United States. His body was expected to arrive in Cebu Wednesday night. With Frances Mangosing, INQUIRER.netRELATED STORIESEnchanted in HinatuanDivers drown in underwater cave in ItalyRead Next “He was excited because diving in the Enchanted River is always a challenge, it’s never easy.MORE STORIESnewsinfoDagupan church workers, parishioners back Villegas amid sedition rapsnewsinfoRobbery eyed in slay of DPWH official in BulacannewsinfoPublic warned vs scammers asking donations for quake-stricken BatanesMORE STORIESnewsinfoDagupan church workers, parishioners back Villegas amid sedition rapsnewsinfoRobbery eyed in slay of DPWH official in BulacannewsinfoPublic warned vs scammers asking donations for quake-stricken BatanesWhen you get out of the cave, that’s already a big accomplishment for a diver,” said Berame.The underwater case is the size of two basketball courts. Berame said exiting the cave is the most difficult part of the dive.“The water pulls you back to the cave. You’d be lucky if the current is not that strong,” added Berame.Amores, a reconstructive surgeon, was a licensed cave scuba diver and was trained in the United States. A resident of Lapu-Lapu City, he led the creation of marine sanctuaries in Mactan and trained the city’s Task Force Kalikasan which is in charge of monitoring illegal activities at sea.ADVERTISEMENT Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege View commentslast_img

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