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Seaman rescued after heart attack

Update: October, 06/2014 - 09:05
A Bulgarian seaman suffering a heart attack was rescued by boat from the freighter C Dream and taken to hospital yesterday.— VNA/VNS Photo Nguyen Ly

KHANH HOA (VNS) — A Bulgarian seaman suffering a heart attack was rescued by boat from the freighter C Dream and taken to hospital yesterday.

The vessel was 173 nautical miles off the coast of the central province of Khanh Hoa when the captain sent a distress signal requesting assistance.

The Nha Trang Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre immediately sent a search and rescue vessel to give the patient first aid and transport him to a hospital in Khanh Hoa. — VNS

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