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High-speed boat smashes cargo vessel, injures four

Update: June, 13/2017 - 15:00
Vice chairman of the People’s Committee of Quảng Ninh Province Vũ Văn Diện (second, left) visits a victim of the crash.— Photo
Viet Nam News

QUẢNG NINH — Four passengers were injured after their high-speed boat crashed into a cargo ship on Monday afternoon in the waters off Quảng Ninh Province’s Vân Đồn District.

The boat, which has a maximum capacity of 50 passengers, left Cô Tô Port for Cái Rồng Port at 4.10pm with 32 passengers. The accident occurred when the boat was 1 km away from Cái Rồng Port, Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) online newspaper reported.

Officials from the north-eastern Quảng Ninh Province rushed two high-speed boats to the spot and transported passengers to land. The injured were taken to Cẩm Phả General Hospital, where they were treated free of charge. — VNS


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