PANO – The Border Checkpoint of Cua Sot (Cua Sot Border Guard Station under Ha Tinh Provincial  Border Guard Command) successfully rescued three crewmembers in a sinking boat in Lach Sot, Thach Kim commune, Loc Ha district, Ha Tinh province.

Earlier, at 14:00 December 10th, Fishing Boat TH1870 with 3 crewmembers on board was capsized by high waves on her way to Cua Sot dock to seek the storm shelter. The point of incident was about one nautical mile from Cua Sot Border Checkpoint.

Crewmembers rescued and the border guards

The checkpoint then quickly mobilized rescue forces and boats to approach the victims. Around 30 minutes later, all the three crewmembers were brought to shore safely.

The checkpoint also immediately searched for the sinking boat. At 14:00 the next day, December 11th, the sinking boat was located and is being rescued.

Translated by Chung Anh