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Efforts to search for 10 missing fishermen continue

by VTV414 January 2019 Last updated at 08:22 AM

VTV.vn - A fishing boat from Khanh Hoa Province has sunk in waters off the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, leaving 10 missing. The area where the boat sank has been experiencing heavy rains, with rough waves of up to 2.5 meters, posing a challenge for search and rescue efforts.

Due to the bad weather conditions, rescue forces have not been able to approach the area where the boat sank. The National Committee for Incident, Disaster and Search and Rescue cited the crew's relatives who said they had lost contact with the boat on December 29.

Fishing boats and ships that operate around the area have been urged to assist in the search for the missing fishermen.The boat is reported to be drifting out at sea at the speed of 1.5 nautical miles per hour. The cause of the incident has not yet been defined.

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