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Fisherman goes missing off Phu Yen

Update: March, 19/2015 - 16:36
PHU YEN (VNS) — A fisherman was missing after his boat capsized in the sea off Hoa Hiep Trung Town, Dong Hoa District in the central Phu Yen Province on March 15.

According to Lieutenant-Colonel Le Van Minh from the Phu Yen Coast Guard Headquarters, the missing fisherman is 60-year-old Le Rung.

Rung and a friend named Tran Chay, born in 1963, went fishing for lobsters on the afternoon of March 15. When the boat capsized, Rung reportedly drowned, while Chay swam to safety.

On March 18, a fisherman named Vo Van Em, born in 1973, reportedly died of appendicitis during a fishing trip off the Dai Lanh cape in Dong Hoa District. — VNS

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