Fifty-Eight Foreigners Saved Offshore Vung Tau

A ship with 58 foreigners on board was rescued Saturday by the border-guard force of Ba Ria-Vung Tau province when it was drifting off the coast of Vung Tau City.
 
The ship does not have a number plate and was found drifting at 7 degree north latitude and 106 degree east longitude, at 5 a.m., Sept. 6. The ship was later towed to a port of Military Zone 7 in Vung Tau City.

The 58 foreigners included 37 Myanmar people, 18 Cambodians, two Laotians and one Thai.

They were arranged to stay at the guest house of the provincial border-guard force and have been provided with necessities.

The border-guard force is working with the provincial departments of Police and External Relations to send the foreigners back to their countries.

The rescue was conducted with the help of two fishing boats owned by Mr. Bach Van Bong, of Phuoc Tinh commune, Long Dien district, Ba Ria  - Vung Tau province.

By M. Dung – Translated by Truc Thinh

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