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Injured fisherman rescued off Da Nang

Update: April, 15/2015 - 15:00

DA NANG (VNS) — A fisherman from Quang Nam Province, who broke his backbone while working at sea, 390 nautical miles off the central city, was rescued today morning.

The city-based Regional Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre No 2 (MRCC Da Nang) said a rescue ship found the injured fisherman and took him to the central port.

Forty-one year-old fisherman Bui Van Hoi, from Quang Nam Provinces Nui Thanh district, fell down from the cargo hold of the fishing boat, QNa 91468 TS, and broke his backboneon Monday evening.

Hoi, who was in coma, was treated by doctors on the rescue ship. — VNS

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