Nine fishermen missing in central Vietnam

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Authorities in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa said on Monday (January 17) that a boat with nine local fishermen had been missing since last weekend.

The boat, owned by 39-year-old Tang Van Xo, was lost on its way to Bach Long Vi Island in the northern port city of Hai Phong, according to the People's Committee in Ngu Loc Commune, where the boat started its journey.

Local people tried to contact the boat over the weekend, but the crew was nowhere to be found, authorities said. As of press time, the whereabouts of the missing fishermen were yet to be established.

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