Lost and found: Fisherman who went missing off Buleleng safe and sound

A 54-year-old fisherman who went lacking off Buleleng for greater than 24 hours was discovered secure and sound after he held on to a rumpon (fish aggregating gadget). 

Made Subagia, who lives in Bungkulan Village in Sawan District, Buleleng, went fishing at 3am yesterday however didn’t return even after night time fell. 

Bali’s Search and Rescue Company dispatched a workforce to search for him at 6am right this moment after receiving the report. An hour earlier than the company started their search, a number of fishermen had already launched into their very own quest to seek out Made.

Fortunately, Made was discovered on a rumpon by a fellow fisherman who volunteered for the mission. He was reportedly situated 13.8 nautical miles from the ex-Buleleng seaport.

Native retailers reported that Made’s jukung (conventional wood boat) all of the sudden capsized and sank whereas he went fishing. Fortunately, he managed to swim towards the closest rumpon whereas ready to be rescued. Whereas he was understandably fatigued upon being rescued, Made was not reported to have suffered main accidents.

Made and his rescuers arrived at Lukluk Seaside, Bungkulan Village at 9:42am and was instantly returned to his household.

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