Property lost on Vietnam train returned to British family

A British family traveling through Vietnam had their property returned after accidentally leaving it in their compartment after a journey earlier this week.

The belongings were discovered after the family left a suitcase in a berth cabin after exiting the train in Nha Trang, a popular beach city in the south-central Vietnamese province of Khanh Hoa, on January 10.

Members of the crew on train SE7 spotted a pink suitcase in compartment No. 12 in the berth cabin while cleaning the room. 

Gillion Lesky Dicorato (R) and his three family members having their lost property returned on January 11, 2017

The crew then opened the suitcase, witnessed by other passengers, to check the objects inside the luggage, before making a report to the train captain.

Items in the suitcase included a Samsung smartphone, a Nokia phone, an iPhone 4, an iPhone 7, an iPad, a tablet, a Cazabella watch and bracelet, a Harrods handbag, two sealed envelopes, US$170, GBP1,800, and THB2,000, and two ATM cards.

According to Dang Ngoc Quat, captain of the train, after reviewing the train’s manifest, the crew identified Gillion Lesky Dicorato and his family, from the United Kingdom, as owners of the property.

The group had been traveling from the central city of Danang to Nha Trang earlier that day.

The assets were returned to their owners on January 11, Quat continued.

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