Wednesday 22 November 2017

3 dead, 2 missing in boat collision

Five members of a Spanish fishing boat's crew were rescued after a crash
Five members of a Spanish fishing boat's crew were rescued after a crash

At least three fishermen have been killed and two others are missing after their boat collided with a cargo vessel, Spain's Marine Rescue Service said today.

A spokeswoman said five other members of the Spanish fishing boat's crew were rescued after the crash in the north-western inlet of Vigo.

There were no immediate details on the cause of the collision with the Singapore-flagged vehicle carrier, Baltic Breeze.

The nationalities of the three dead were not disclosed.

Press Association

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