The Hanoitimes – The rescuer was the one who had been shot by Chinese authorities at sea six years ago. After Filipinos, Vietnamese fishermen harassed by Chinese forces in South China Sea Philippine navy affirms its fishermen rescued by Vietnamese, reports case to IMO A Vietnamese fishing boat coded QNg 96169 TS has rescued 32 Chinese fishers who were drowned in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands in the South China Sea. Captain Bui Van Phai. Photo: Tuoi Tre Captain Bui Van Phai, 30, told Quang Ngai Border Guards that at 6:00 am on July 11, they found a Chinese ship drowned at the position of 12024’N-113058’E and its fishermen floating adrift when the Vietnamese fishermen were fishing at a place which is about 70 nautical miles to Northwest of Song Tu Tay (Southwest Cay) Island in Spratlys. The Vietnamese fishermen took care of the rescued people and then handed over them to a Chinese freighter at sea at about 12:00 pm on the same day, the Tuoi Tre newspaper reported, adding that the rescue and the following moves had been reported to Quang Ngai Border Guards via walkie-talkie. A Vietnamese fishing boat. Photo: Tuoi Tre “The handing over… Read full this story
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