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Phu Yen hands over rescued Filipino fishermen

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Central Phu Yen province’s border guards on May 8 handed four Filipino fishermen who were rescued in Vietnam’s seas over to officials of the Philippines Embassy in Vietnam.

The distressed fishermen were spotted and rescued after adrift in the waters near Song Tu Dong island of Truong Sa archipelago on January 23 by vessel PY-90144 captained by Luong Cong Xuyen.

The Filipinos were provided with health care and accommodation during their stay in the province.

Attach e from the Philippines Embassy Hector R.Herrera thanked Phu Yen’s authorities and fishermen for their help and care to these Filipinos fishermen.-VNA
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