Foreign fisherman saved at sea

PANO – A Philippine fisherman, Eduin C Puda Jr, was rescued whiledrifting in Truong Sa Archipelago’s waters by Vietnamese fishing boat numbered BD 96529TS, captained by La Van Dang from Tam Quan Bac commune, Hoai Nhon district, Binh Dinh province, on December 5.

Border troops giving regard to Philippine fisherman Eduin C Puda Jr (1st from L)

The man was later transferred to the Border Guards Command of Quang Ngai province on December 10 at Sa Huynh port in Duc Pho district.

The man, born in 1986, a native in Bolinao commune, Pangasinan district, Lozon province, went drift in high waves while catching tuna on his small boat on November 28.

After receiving the fisherman, the command provided health check-up and accommodation for him. The unit also made preparations to send him back to the Philippines.

Translated by Thuy Duong

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