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Seven seamen rescued after vessel sinks

Update: August, 08/2012 - 09:40

HA NOI — Seven sailors were successfully rescued at 5:30pm on Monday after their fishing boat sank off the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

The boat sank after colliding with a strange ship at 5am on Monday, according to the provincial Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue.

The seven fishermen, who were rescued by another fishing ship from the southern province of Binh Thuan, are in a stable condition.

They were expected to reach land last night. — VNS

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