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Eight rescued after ship sinks

Update: February, 07/2012 - 12:32

HA NOI – The Dai Duong 125 sank last night after a collision with another ship off the coast of the northern province of Thanh Hoa. Eight sailors have been rescued, according to the Viet Nam Broadcasting System.

It was reported that the 994DWT Dai Duong 125, carrying 900 tonnes of coal, crashed into the Ap Bac 3 travelling in the opposite direction on its way from Quang Ninh to Nghe An. The Dai Duong 125 sank immediately and its crew were rescued by the Ap Bac 03. No deaths or injuries were reported.

Authorities are investigating the incident. -- VNS

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