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One dead, one missing after fishing vessel sinks

Update: November, 01/2017 - 09:00
Another squid fishing vessel sank recently around Cửa Đại, Hội An City. — Photo nld.com.vn
Viet Nam News

QUẢNG NAM – A squid fishing vessel sank yesterday when attempting to shelter from bad weather near Song Tử Tây Island of the Trường Sa (Spratly) archipelago. One fisherman died and one remains missing.

Phạm Văn Châu, vice chairman of Tam Giang Commune’s People’s Committee of Núi Thành District in Quảng Nam Province, said there were 36 aboard the vessel when the accident happened. 

Lương Tấn Sỹ, the owner of the vessel, is currently missing. Another crew member was pronounced dead when brought to land. The border guard force of Song Tử Tây Island was able to rescue the other 34 people. --VNS

 

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