Fishermen rescued by Hong Kong authorities
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Seventeen Vietnamese fishermen from the central province of Quang Ngai injured at sea on July 5 have been rescued by Hong Kong authorities.
Vietnamese fishermen in Quang Ngai Province (for illustration only) Photo: VNA
This follows instructions from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Vietnamese Embassy in Beijing and Vietnamese Consulate in Hong Kong .
Hong Kong Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre used a helicopter to rescue two unconscious, heavily injured fishermen and brought them to a hospital in Hong Kong . They are recovering in hospital.
The Vietnam Consul in Hong Kong in monitoring the health conditions of the fishermen. They will be later given assistance to return home.