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After the passage of Hurricane Otis, families search for their loved ones who were on boats in Acapulco.
After the passage of Hurricane Otis through Acapulco, Guerreromany families have begun to search for their loved ones among the rubble, the mud dragged by the cyclone, as well as on the coasts, where many crews were lost or submerged in the water.
Families search for crews lost by Otis in Acapulco
There are many stories that have been shared in the media of families who have begun to search for their loved ones on the coasts of Acapulco after the passage of Otis, because the authorities have done little or nothing to find the lost crewsthe bodies of people who were in boats when the category 5 cyclone arrived on the coast of Guerrero.
Here are some of them:
Sailors aboard sunken ships
Samuel Adam and Carlos Moreno Connecting the Dots recently presented the story of families searching for sailors who were aboard ships at the time Otis made landfall, as Due to the lack of information from the port authorities, they could not prevent them from being carried away by the strong gusts of wind until they sank or ran aground..
For example, in front of Manzanillo Beach, The diver Josué Estrada has found sunken boats in which crews and passengers were traveling when the cyclone reached Mexico.
Precisely for this reason, he is now dedicated to searching for sailors he knew and other people who have disappeared since October 25, 2023. In fact, he has already found two bodies that were taken by the same relatives.since SEMEFO did not have service.
According to information from these two journalists, CANACO SERVYTUR of Acapulco estimates that At least 800 boats, tourist and other, were sunk by Otis. However, the Secretary of the Navy assures that there were only between 40 and 45.