According to Colonel Tran Cong Thang, Commander of the Thuan An Border Guard Command, the incident happened about 300 off the coast of Phu Thuan commune while the boat was moving from Phu Quoc Island to Nam Dinh.

Border troops towing distressed boat ashore

After receiving the information, the border post of Thuan An port and Flotilla 2 of the provincial Border Guard Command sent troops to the scene.

At  8:00 the same day, the troops successfully rescued and took four fishermen aboard the trawler to Thuan An port for treatment.

translated by Song Anh