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Fisherman dies in boat accident, another goes missing

Update: May, 26/2014 - 16:05
Five fishermen were rescued from a boat accident and sent to Co To Island on May 25. One was killed and another went missing in the accident. — Photo danviet.vn
QUANG NINH (VNS) — One fisherman was killed and another went missing in a boat accident in the sea off the Hai Phong Province on Sunday.

Five persons were rescued from the boat and sent to the Co To Island on the same day.

The dead fisherman, Dang Van Dum, who was also the captain, died of serious injuries. Tran Van Dong, who is missing, reportedly did not escape from the sinking boat.

The seven fishermen are residents of An Dinh District in the Ly Son Province. Their boat sank after it was hit by an unidentified wooden fishing boat.

The authorities are searching for the missing fisherman and investigating the case. — VNS

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