Illegal fishing, Chinese fishermen killed

Illegal fishing, Chinese fishermen killed

Koror : Palau | Apr 05, 2012 at 1:18 AM PDT
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Police Palau, a Pacific island nations - the Philippines about 800 km east, was shot dead by a Chinese fisherman when a fishing vessel of this illegal fishing in Palau waters.

According to the allegations of Palau, a Chinese fishing boat was found illegal fishing in the waters of this day 31-3. Palau was the police fired warning shots and then fired into the engine when the ship refused to stop as required, make one out of six people killed on the Chinese boat.

In addition, the Palau said a plane was missing when tracing the mother ship Chinese fishing boat. The sailors aboard the ship when she had burned themselves being chased. 20 Chinese fishermen were saved from the burning ship, but was accused of intrusion and illegal fishing in Palau waters.

On the missing aircraft has a pilot and two police officers. 3 hours after the time should have come back, the pilot had a telephone conversation, said steering system and damaged the plane is running out of fuel.

Palau notified police, said: "Officers Earl Decherong aircraft they intend to call the newspaper landing on the sea and they can not see land or light." There is still no sign of the aircraft and even rescuers have tried to search.

Joining search of his super yacht Octupus Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder. "Captain Octopus in touch with Coast Guard search Palau in the early days through" - a spokesman for Mr. Allen informed.

Palau waters guarded extremely stringent since they announced the first shark park in the world in 2009. They banned shark fishing in its exclusive economic zone of his. Charged with illegal entry, Palau out punishment 2 years imprisonment and $ 50,000 fines.

According to AP, AFP

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Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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