They rescue a person who has been misplaced at sea for weeks and survives by consuming tomato sauce

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(CNN) — A Dominica man who spent 24 days adrift within the Caribbean Sea says he survived on little greater than tomato sauce.

Elvis Francois throughout a medical examination after his restoration on January 16, 2023 in Cartagena, Colombia. (Colombian Navy Press Workplace/AP)

47-year-old Elvis Francois, 120 nautical miles (about 220 kilometers) northwest of Puerto Bolivar, Colombia, after a aircraft noticed the phrase “assist” scrawled on the hull of his sailboat, the Navy stated in an announcement Thursday in Colombiana.

“I’ve no meals. It was the ketchup bottle that was on the boat, garlic powder and maggi (rooster inventory cubes) so I combined it with some water,” Francois stated in a video offered by the Colombian army.

Francois stated he was repairing his boat close to the Dutch facet of the island of St. Martin in December when adversarial climate situations put the vessel out to sea.

He stated he had no data of navigation and was unable to deliver the boat again to shore after being misplaced for weeks at sea.

“Twenty-four days – no land, nobody to speak to. Don’t know what to do, don’t know the place you might be. It was troublesome,” he stated. “At a sure level, I lose hope. I take into consideration my household.”

After being rescued, he was transferred to the port metropolis of Cartagena, the place he was given medical therapy after which handed over to immigration officers to be despatched again to his nation, Colombian officers stated.