At 22:00 on April 21, troops on Da Lon Island received fisherman Tran Van Tam, aged 33, a citizen from Long Hai commune, Phu Quy district, Binh Thuan province, working on trawler BTh 98822 TS. Tam was stabbed by a skate on his left leg, causing bleeding.

Giving the patient first aids

The military medical team on the island promptly disinfected, stopped the bleeding, gave anti-inflammation to, put stitches in the wound of, and drip-fed the patient.

After the patient's recovery, the team provided medicine and instructed the patient on how to clean the wound before sending him back to the trawler.

Translated by Song Anh