Vietnamese vessel evades armed gunmen, now safe in Malaysian waters


  • Nation
  • Monday, 06 Mar 2017

KOTA KINABALU: A Vietnamese cargo vessel that managed to evade a speedboat carrying armed gunmen in Philippines waters has now been safely escorted to Sandakan.

MV Phu An, with 13 crewmembers on board and which was headed towards Sandakan, spotted a speedboat carrying at least six armed men tailing it in the waters off Pulau Boan, north of Sabah’s Turtle Island, on Sunday.

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