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Fishing boat accident kills 3, one missing

Update: January, 20/2014 - 08:10
Three people died and one remains missing after a fishing boat sank off central Thua Thien – Hue Province on Saturday.— Photo tienphong

THUA THIEN – HUE (VNS)— Three people died and one remains missing after a fishing boat sank off central Thua Thien – Hue Province on Saturday.

The boat, carrying five people, was sunk by big waves about 1km from Thuan An sea gate. Only captain Ho Van Hien was rescued. Vo Van Hoang, Nguyen Van Hai and Pham Toa from Phu Vang District's Thuan An Township, all 42, drowned. The search continues for Pham Thu, 56.

Provincial authorities granted VND4.5 million to each of the victims' families. — VNS

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