5 Zambo fishers killed aboard vessel off Sulu PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 08 December 2013 14:04

Five fishermen were killed by sea marauders off Tapaan Island, Jolo, Sulu last at noon last Friday.

A police report disclosed that the five fishermen were discovered dead onboard their fishing boat around 12 noon.

Initial investigation disclosed that the five fishermen whose identities were not known yet as of press time went fishing aboard F/B GAM 5 last Friday when they were attacked by pirates who were aboard a pumpboat.

F/B GAM 5 is a steel hulled vessel with Zamboanga City as its business address.

After killing the fishermen, the attackers ransacked the vessel of valuables and money.

The bodies were retrieved and brought to the city by authorities. They arrived at the GMA fishing in Cawit around 11 a.m. yesterday and were brought to a funeral parlor for post mortem examination. – Dan Toribio Jr.