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Man Dies After Swallowing Live Tilapia Fish

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Man Dies After Swallowing Live Tilapia Fish

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Man Dies After Swallowing Live Tilapia Fish In The Philippines 

A man died after he accidentally swallowed a live tilapia fish and got his airway blocked, while fishing in a central Philippine river, local news reported today.

According to the report, the 50-year-old  victim, identified as Roger Marcelino, and his son went fishing in the river in Tagutud, a village in Bungasong town in Antique province in the central Philippines, on June 29 when the accident happened.

The son reportedly said it has been his father’s habit to put his fresh catch between his teeth.

However, this time he swallowed the fish, which apparently blocked his airway, causing him to stop breathing. The report did not mention the size of the fish.

The victim was taken to a local hospital but was declared dead, the report added.

Tilapia fish are mainly freshwater fish inhabiting shallow streams, ponds, rivers, and lakes, and less commonly found living in brackish water.

(Xinhua/NAN)

6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Layeta Georgewill

    July 4, 2019 at 3:48 PM

    His stupidity has sent him to his early grave

  2. DB

    July 4, 2019 at 6:02 PM

    Even cooked one is eaten carefully because of the bones not to talk of live one.

  3. Olowa

    July 4, 2019 at 9:51 PM

    Stupidity killed this idiot.

  4. Danti

    July 4, 2019 at 11:13 PM

    One of the ways to die!

  5. angelsarewatching

    July 5, 2019 at 8:58 AM

    who swallow who….is it Jonah that swallow fish or the fish swallow Jonah !!

  6. ZeeBee Styles

    July 6, 2019 at 8:05 AM

    Stupidity of the highest order

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