250-kg whale found dead on Da Nang beach

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A group of tourists found Saturday a dead whale on a beach in Da Nang, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.

The whale, which weighs around 250 kilograms, washed ashore the Rang beach in Son Tra Peninsula of Da Nang.

The same day, local fishermen held a ceremony to bury the animal on the beach.

At least three other beached whales have been found in central coastal provinces this year.

Last month, two whales weighing 300 kg and 100 kg were beached in coastal villages in Quang Nam Province within one week.

Another seven-ton dead whale was found off the coast of Ninh Thuan Province early last month.

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