On or about 061200H Dec 13, five (5) fishermen were killed by sea marauders off Tapaan Island, Jolo, Sulu. A police report disclosed that the five fishermen whose identities were not known yet as of press time went fishing aboard F/B GAM 5 last Friday when they were attacked by pirates who were aboard a pumpboat. After killing the fishermen, the attackers ransacked the vessel of valuables and money. The bodies were retrieved and brought to a funeral parlor for post mortem examination.

Source: Zamboanga Times