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Fisherman dead in dynamite blast

John Unson (The Philippine Star) - April 16, 2020 - 12:00am

COTABATO CITY, Philippines   – A fisherman died when the dynamite he was supposed to use exploded in the waters off Hadji Muhtamad town in Basilan on Tuesday.

The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao police said 52-year-old Kareem Jul died at the scene.

Jul’s companion Isnain Alih, 28, was wounded and brought to the Basilan General Hospital in Isabela City.

Brig. Gen. Manuel Manalo, regional police director, said he ordered the Basilan police to file charges against Alih for violation of the Anti-Illegal Fishing Law.                                

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