Blast fisher killed in premature explosion PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 24 October 2014 13:25

A fisherman was killed after a homemade explosive for blast fshing prematurely exploded in his hands yesterday afternoon in Mampang, this city.

Joel Diego lost one hand and sustained multiple injuries in the body. He was reported to have died whileundergoing treatment at a hospital.

Police said the incident happened near a transitory site for victims of the Zamboanga siege in September 2013.

Diego was preparing explosives for blast fishing when it exploded in his midst, according to the police.

The case is still under investigation.