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Masinloc fisherman missing in West PH Sea

By: - Correspondent / @amacatunoINQ
/ 12:41 PM August 31, 2016

SUBIC, Zambales – A fisherman from Masinloc town has been missing in the West Philippine Sea since Sunday after his boat was reportedly hit by a commercial vessel.

Gerald Malinao, 29, of Barangay (village) Inhobol in Masinloc was separated from a group of other fishermen while fishing some 20 miles from the province, said Dario Diaz, head of the Municipal Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council in Masinloc.

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Diaz said a commercial ship ran into Malinao’s 7-meter long motor boat on Sunday night.

“The collision damaged Malinao’s boat light, causing him to vanish in the dark,” Diaz told the INQUIRER over phone.

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He said he has alerted coast guard and maritime authorities about the incident to find Malinao. CDG

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