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Boat loaded with iron ore sinks near Co To

Update: May, 04/2013 - 09:47

QUANG NINH (VNS)— A ship carrying iron ore sank near Co To Island in northern Quang Ninh Province while traveling from Nghe An to China early yesterday morning.

All eight crew members were safely brought to another ship anchored nearby before the incident occurred, according to the Viet Nam Coastal Observatory.

The sunken ship, Lam Hong 26, belongs to a joint stock company in Nghe An Province.

Authorities are seeking ways to tow the ship into the harbour. — VNS

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