Vietnamese Embassy in France supports family of boat accident victim hinh anh 1Search for victims following the accident (Photo: VNA)

Paris (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in France will continue working closely with the host and authorities in Vietnam to support the family of a Vietnamese victim who was killed when a rubber boat capsized off the coast of Pas de Calais province.

The accident occurred on November 24 (local time), leaving 27 dead.

On December 16, the French police informed that one of the victims is a 29-year-old Vietnamese who came from the central province of Nghe An.

The Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department already contacted the victim’s family to verify the information and instruct necessary procedures./.