Fisherman electrocuted in Zamboanga del Sur
A fisherman died when he was electrocuted in a boat as he tried to push a live wire belonging to the Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative ( Zamsureco) on Monday, police said.
Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, regional police public information chief, said the victim was Nurkhan Alibasa Acalal, 23, a resident of Purok Bangus, Barangay White Beach, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur.
Galvez said based on initial report the incident took place at 7:45 am.
“The victim sustained multiple burns on different parts of his body which caused his instantaneous death,” she said.
Galvez said Zamsureco sent its personnel to assess the situation. Robina Asido/DMS