Chinese tourists and scuba diver killed by fish bombs

SEMPORNA: Two tourists from China and a local scuba diver were believed to have been killed by fish bombs while diving in waters off Pulau Kalapuan.

Semporna Tourism Association chairman Jamilah Ang Kher Lern confirmed the tragic incident.

State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew said the  that the incident occurred outside the Tun Sakaran Marine Parks.

Liew also urged the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom), marine police and Fisheries Department to take immediate action and a more serious stand against fish bombing.

The incident was believed to have occurred at 5.50pm.

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