Earlier on September 30, 13 crew members of the ship were confirmed dead on suspicion of food poisoning.

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Doctors of the medical center of Con Dao island district give healthcare to the victims.

The same day, the bodies of the victims were also transferred to the Chinese side. 

The ship was en route from Thailand to China on September 30 and when it was 63 nautical miles from Con Dao, the captain discovered that its 21 crew members showed signs of food poisoning and then asked the Ba Ria – Vung Tau emergency services for help.

Source: VNA