Fishermen in central Khanh Hoa province have rescued two Russian men who were adrift on a boat in the sea near Noi Islet.

According to border soldiers in the province, on February 9, Nguyen Tan Nguyen, captain of a Khanh Hoa fishing vessel, and six other fishermen, who was fishing 15 nautical miles from Nha Trang beach, saw the boat where the two men appeared to be unconscious.

The fishermen brought the men to Cam Hai Dong Border Post for emergency aid.

The two Russians said they had been drinking before going out on the boat for pleasure. The boat had apparently malfunctioned.-VNA