Search On For Sailors Missing From Ships Which Caught Fire Off Russia
Thursday, January 24, 2019, 7:30 AM
Russian authorities resumed search operation for sailors missing after two-ships carrying Indian, Turkish and Libyan crew caught fire in the Kerch Strait, where the blaze was still raging following the accident which killed 14 seafarers. Atleast 14 people reported dead after fire broke-out on Monday off Russia's territorial waters. A search for 10 others is ongoing in Kerch Strait which separates Russia from Crimea.
At Least 11 Dead As Two Ships With Indian Crew Catch Fire Off Russia
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 7:09 PM
Two ships carrying Indian, Turkish and Libyan crew members caught fire in the Kerch Strait separating Crimea from Russia, and at least 11 people reportedly died. One of the ships had a 17-member crew, including nine Turkish citizens and eight Indian nationals. The other ship had 15-member crew, including seven Turkish nationals, seven Indian citizens and an intern from Libya.