Previously, on September 25, Fishing ship numbered BD 98759 TS captained by Nguyen Van Thuan from Tam Quan Nam ward, Hoai Nhon town, Binh Dinh province, ran aground and its hull was at risk of being damaged. The ship’s captain immediately called for help.

The distressed fishermen are provided health check-ups before being handed over to functional agencies.

After receiving the news, Ship Truong Sa 12 of Brigade 955 of Naval Region 4 operating nearby rushed to the scene to rescue the four crew-members of the fishing ship.

On September 29, the distressed crewmembers were taken to Sinh Ton Dong (Grierson Reef) Island of Truong Sa (Spratly) island district, Khanh Hoa province. They then were picked up by Ship 463 and taken to the mainland on October 4.

Translated by Trung Thanh