Monday, February 05, 2007

Ship Catches Fire, All 11 Crew Members Rescued

A transport ship "Al-Sakeena Abbas" was burnt to ashes when it accidentally caught the fire this morning. The oil barrels, stored in the ship, caught fire which soon engulfed the entire ship, according to sources.The ship was carrying a eleven-member crew, all of whom jumped into the waters and were rescued by nearby ships, the sources added. The ship had arrived from Salaya port to load onions.

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