Fisherman robbed in Vietnamese waters

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A fishing boat captain in Quang Ngai Province said he was robbed by bandits on a Chinese boat on Thursday.

Tran Hien, the 31-year-old boat owner, said an armed crew boarded his vessel while it was anchored on Tuesday and seized 500 kilograms of seafood with equipment valued at more than VND100 million (US$4,850) in total.

Hien told border guards on Ly Son Island that the theives had forced his crew to the prow so they could inspect his boat.

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