Earlier, at 2:45 of the same day, the region received information about the case of fisherman Pham Thanh Dien, born in 1986 from Tan Yen commune, An Bien district, Kien Giang province.

Medical staff of Coast Guard Region 4 providing the distressed fisherman with first aid

Reportedly, he was suffering from severe stomachache while fishing about 40 nautical miles south of Phu Quoc Island. He was a crew-member of trawler KG 95630TS.

The fisherman is taken ashore.

Coast Guard Region 4 then sent Boat 622 to the scene. After approaching the trawler, the boat provided the distressed fisherman with first aid and took him ashore at 7:30 of the same day for further treatment at Phu Quoc city’s General Hospital in Kien Giang province.

Translated by Chung Anh