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Coast guard seized 20,000 litres of illegal diesel

Update: February, 18/2016 - 14:00
The coast guard in Ba Ria –Vung Tau Province yesterday seized a boat that was transporting 20,000 litres of oil of unknown origin. — VNA/VNS Photo

BA RIA–VUNG TAU (VNS) — The coast guard in the southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province's Xuyen Loc District yesterday seized a boat carrying about 20,000 litres of diesel of unknown origin.

Le Van Chinh, the captain of the boat, told the guard that his boat was transporting oil for sale to fishing boats on the sea, but he could not show any legal documents for the cargo.

The coast guard are working with local border guard to investigate the case further.

The Anh Dao BV1323 boat had three crew members of Trang Dao Ltd. Co in Binh Chau Commune. — VNS

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