15-tonne whale rescued in Nghe An hinh anh 1The 15 tonne-whale was returned to the sea safely (Source: VNA)
Nghe An (VNA) – A whale stranded on the coast of Dien Thinh commune, Dien Chau district in the central province of Nghe An was rescued and safely released back to sea on May 25.

The 15 metre long whale, weighing around 15 tonnes, was found by local fishermen on the early morning of May 25.

Local authorities, coastguards and fishermen worked together, using excavators and ships, and taking advantage of the tide to return the whale to the sea safely.-VNA