Sunday 20 August 2017

Russian navy ship sinks after collision off coast of Turkey

Can Sezer

A Russian navy ship has sunk after it collided with a Togo-flagged vessel off the Turkish coast on Thursday, shipping agent GAC said.

It said the Russian ship "Liman" and the other vessel, which it identified as Youzarsif H, collided in fog and low visibility.

All 78 personnel have been evacuated from the ship, according to the Turkey Coastal Safety Authority.

More to follow

Reuters

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