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Bodies of 3 fishermen recovered

Update: May, 07/2014 - 08:00

BEN TRE (VNS) — The bodies of three fishermen, who were swept away on Monday evening by the sea, off Chay Muoi Beach in southern Ben Tre Province's Thoi Thuan Commune, were recovered.

One fisherman is still missing, said local police officials.

According to initial information, a boat carrying 17 fishermen capsized when they were on their way to catch clams. Thirteen fishermen swam to safety but four others were swept away.

The bodies of three fishermen were recovered by the police after almost four hours of searching.

The case is being investigated. — VNS

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