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January, 06 2014 08:10:00

Binh Thuan moves to prevent oil spill

Binh Thuan authorities took efforts to prevent some 3,000 litres of oil from spilling after a boat sank on January 3.— Photo baobinhphuoc

HCM CITY (VNS)— Binh Thuan authorities took efforts to prevent some 3,000 litres of oil from spilling after a boat sank on January 3.

High-speed vessel Savanna sank about two nautical miles southwest of Phan Thiet City. No human loss was reported.

Firefighters under Binh Thuan Police and the provincial Department of Transport sent rescue teams to the site. The boat's owner, Khai Thinh KG Co., also asked its insurer to send rescue facilities and equipment from Vung Tau or Kien Giang. — VNS

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