Ba Ria-Vung Tau (VNA) – Ten fishermen were rescued after their boat was hit by a cargo ship 24 miles offshore the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on March 17.

The KH 93968 boat from Khanh Hoa province was broken when colliding with the Panama-flagged Koralia freighter.

Receiving SOS signal from the sinking fishing vessel, a nearby fishing boat arrived and saved the fishermen on board. They are now in good physical and psychological condition.

Relevant authorities are conducting investigation into the case.-VNA