Nine Filipino fishermen arrested by Eritrean coast guard for fishing in its waters

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by Earl D.C. Bracamonte
April 2, 2016

Nine Filipino fishermen were arrested by the Eritrean coast guard for fishing in its territorial waters, reported the ABS-CBN News Channel. The nine Pinoys from Saudi are now in the custody of Eritrean officials.

Alexander Estomo, vice-consul in Jeddah. Photo courtesy of jeddah.dfa.gov.ph

Map photo courtesy of eritreamap.facts.co

The report went on to say that the Philippine Embassy in Cairo will coordinate with the Eritrean government for the immediate release of the nine Filipinos under its custody.

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