Cargo ship sunk near Con Co Island

A cargo ship Ngoc Tuan 1 carrying 35 crew members, soldiers and labors was sunk around five nautical miles from the Con Co Island.

Cargo ship Ngoc Tuan 1 was sunk at five nautical miles from the Con Co Island this morning.

Chairman of the Quang Tri province’s People’s Committee Mr. Nguyen Duc Chinh said that by this afternoon, the ship's crew members and workers were rescued and taken to the mainland.

Accordingly, the ship got accident and was sunk on the sea at 10: 20 am today as it was travelling from the Cua Tung beach of Quang Tri province to the Con Co Island. 

As soon as receiving the information and its position, the Quang Tri province’s Border Guard Command quickly was present at the location to take the victims out of the damaged zone.

By Van Thang- Translated by Huyen Huong

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