Seven sailors are successfully rescued at 5:30pm on Aug.6 after their fishing boat sank off the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

The boat sank after colliding with a strange ship at 5am on the same day, according to the provincial Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue.

The seven fishermen, who are rescued by another fishing ship from the central province of Binh Thuan, are in a stable condition.

They are expected to reach land on Aug. 7.-VNA