Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Turkish Ship Sinks Off Syria

The Captain of a Turkish cargo ship, Guclu-4, and one Crew Member have been confirmed as dead after the ship sank off the Tartus Port of Syria three days ago. The bodies of the dead Sailors will be sent to Turkey on Tuesday. Meanwhile, five crew members have been reported as in good condition in a Syrian hospital. Guclu-4 was owned by a Turk but was carrying North Korea`s flag. It was loaded with 2050 tonnes of marble.

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