Fisherman Nguyen Van Cuong aboard trawler BD 31153 TS flown to Ho Chi Minh City for treatment. Photo: VASCO
The department was asked about the news that fishing vessel coded BD 31153 TS of the south central province of Binh Dinh reported to functional agencies that it was shot by a ship with unclear code number and nationality on July 22 at 06 degrees, 32 minutes North and 107 degrees, 04 minutes East, and two of its crewmen were injured.

The department responded that Vietnamese functional authorities are verifying the above mentioned information.

It added that fishing vessels BD 31153 TS docked at Con Dao port on July 23 and the injured fishermen were taken to hospital for treatment.

Source: VNA