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Tourists rescued from sinking boat in Vietnam

Twenty-nine tourists from Russia and ten crew members were successfully rescued from a sinking ship in the bay of popular Vietnam beach resort destination Nha Trang on Thursday.

Nha Trang bay.
Nha Trang bay. Image by Mgzkun

The Lang Ca Tourism Company ship had engine trouble and began leaking about six nautical miles off the coast, after which the captain sent an SOS to border guards. An investigation is underway into the cause of the accident.

Read more: thanhniennews.com

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