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Vietnamese sailors arrested for arson

Update: March, 29/2012 - 10:05

HA NOI — Two Vietnamese sailors were arrested on Monday by police in Montevideo, Uruguay for allegedly causing a fire on a South Korean fishing boat.

According to a Viet Nam News Agency correspondent, the two sailors were Ngo Duc Bau, 22, and Tran Van Quyet, 18.

The fire was quickly extinguished, and no injuries were reported among the 33 Asian sailors onboard, including nine Vietnamese workers.

Local media reported that the fire started in a cabin where the two sailors were exchanging blows. — VNS

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