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Brothers’ fight over ‘tulingan’ leads to hacking

/ 06:42 PM July 25, 2019

DAGUPAN CITY–An argument over a piece of fish led a man to hack his brother on Wednesday, police said.

Carlos Pugad, 60, survived the attack but suffered hack wounds inflicted by his brother Mamerto, 65.

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Both are residents of Cabuyao, Bolinao, Pangasinan.

Police said Carlos barged into Mamerto’s house and demanded his share of tulingan (mackerel tuna).

The two then had a heated argument, which led Mamerto to attack his younger brother with a bolo.

Carlos was taken to a hospital for treatment while Mamerto is now in police custody. YOLANDA SOTELO/TSB

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