Marine cops nab 37 fleeing southern Philippines conflict

KOTA KINABALU: Marine police have arrested 37 people who are believed to be fleeing the conflict in southern Philippines in the waters off the east coast Sandakan district over the past three days.

Sandakan marine police chief Asst Supt Mazre Che Mahmod said eight Filipino nationals were detained when a patrol intercepted a boat in the waters off Nunuyan at about 12.30am on Sept 20.

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