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Search for 6 missing Vietnamese fishermen continues

by VTV423 November 2019 Last updated at 09:00 AM

VTV.vn - A fishing boat that caught fire off Jeju Island of the Republic of Korea’s on November 19 left one person dead and 11 others missing, including six fishermen from Vietnam.

The Vietnamese Embassy in South Korea has sent its staff to the coastal city of Tongmyeong to send their condolences to the Vietnamese fishermen’s families / and to work with local police to search for victims.

Tongmyeong’s authorities have organized places for the families to stay and / arranged transportation so they can travel to the city council office for updates.

According to the city's authorities, the marine police are in charge of search efforts / and are providing updates on the progress and results of the search to the fishermen’s families twice a day. The search team has asked Japanese and Chinese marine police to support the efforts.

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