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Stranded fishing boat towed to safety

Update: February, 21/2012 - 09:52

NINH THUAN — The Viet Nam Maritime Rescue Co-ordinating Centre yesterday successfully saved a fishing boat when it encountered high waves in territorial waters near Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago on Sunday.

All nine crew members are safe, but the boat's engine was destroyed.

The fishing boat landed at central Ninh Thuan Province's Thuong Diem Salt Port yesterday morning after being towed by an SAR 27-01 vessel from the rescue centre. — VNS

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