Fish Bombing Putting Marine Life, Divers In Danger, Says Expert

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KOTA KINABALU: The dangerous practice of fish bombing is not letting up in Sabah any time soon.

Even after the nation was stunned by the deaths of a diving instructor and two tourists due to a blast near Pulau Kalapuan, Semporna, in July 5 last year, rampant underwater explosions continue to rattle in all the state’s coasts, including the protected Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park here, besides the waters off Kota Belud, Kudat, Semporna and Sandakan.

The professional diving community in Sabah had counted at least 80 explosions in the past seven months.

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