PANO – On July 12th, the Quang Tri provincial Border Guard Command conducted an exercise on search and rescue on the Hieu River in Dong Ha city, Quang Tri province.

According to a mock-up situation, the strong storm No.3 caused severe damage to 2 trawlers and threw 3 fishermen into water.

After being notified of the incident, military medical doctors and troops from Flotilla 2 under the Quang Tri Border Guard Command rushed to the scene and rescued 3 seriously injured victims.

The troubled fishermen underwent surgeries on the rescue ship. After an hour, the three victims were safely taken ashore.

The exercise was seen as success.

Translated by Pham Huy