20 Feb '11, 3am

Vietnam death boat owner 'had bad record': A Vietnamese tour boat that sank in Halong Bay, killing 12 mostly for...

HANOI (AFP) - – A Vietnamese tour boat that sank killing 12 people is owned by a company linked to another deadly accident two years ago, police said Sunday, as they wrapped up their probe into the latest tragedy. The dead, mostly foreign tourists, drowned before dawn on Thursday when their boat suddenly sank as they slept on Halong Bay in Quang Ninh province, one of the country's most popular tourist attractions. Vu Tuan Hung, of the Quang Ninh water police, confirmed media reports that the boat owner, Truong Hai Co, was involved in another deadly accident in September 2009 when it operated under a different name. In the previous tragedy a boat of the company's sank during heavy rain, killing three foreign tourists and a local guide, Thanh Nien newspaper reported this weekend. Related article: Tourists on cheap Vietnam tour paid with lives At the time Thanh Nien said the ...

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Vietnam death boat owner 'had bad record'

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HANOI: A Vietnamese tour boat that sank in Halong Bay, killing 12, most of whom foreign tourists, is owned by a company li...

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