MANILA, Philippines – A Japanese national died on Thursday while snorkeling off Oslob waters in Cebu, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.
Information from the PCG identified the Japanese man as 52-year old Marinubo Kuriyama.
Citing information from the foreigner’s snorkeling guide, Airi Hemeno, the PCG said Kuriyama suddenly felt ill in the middle of the activity. Blood was also seen coming out from his nose and mouth.
The PCG said its personnel performed cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to Kuriyama and subsequently rushed him to the Oslob District Hospital.
He was, however, announced dead on arrival.