Unidentified fishing boat kills 3 in Quảng Nam

June 06, 2022 - 15:00
At 4am on Monday, two fishing boats crashed into each other in the sea off Quảng Nam Province.


Quảng Nam coast guards rescuing fishermen on board the sank QNg 91426 TS. — Photo tuoitre.vn

QUẢNG NAM — At 4am on Monday, a fishing boat crashed with an unidentified vessel in the sea off central Quảng Nam Province, killing three.

Fishing boat QNg 91426 TS captained by 47-year-old Trần Văn Công collided with an unidentified boat in an area 7 nautical miles from Bình Dương Commune, Thăng Bình District, Quảng Nam.

QNg 91426 TS then sank, with all eight people on board falling into the sea. Cửa Đại coast guards were immediately deployed to the scene to collaborate with locals to rescue the fishermen.

By 10am, five fishermen were saved and in stable condition. However, three lives were lost.

Local officials are currently investigating and searching for the vessel that crashed with QNg 91426 TS. — VNS