IUU fishing shootout

Illegal fishing rapidly being recognised as a huge issue.

Shootout At Sea: Dominican ‘Poachers’ Held After Exchanging Fire With Rbdf Vessel

DOMINICAN poachers engaged the Royal Bahamas Defence Force in a shoot-out on the high seas before more than 100 of them were arrested after escaping into Cuban waters.

According to a press release from the RBDF, no Bahamians were hurt during the shoot-out, however 124 Dominican crew members are in custody and three “motherships” have been seized.

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Source: tribune242.com

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