Thursday, December 24, 2009

Ship's Anchor Cuts Cable Between La Linea And Ceuta

A Turkish ship has severed an undersea cable linking La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain, to Ceuta, one of the country's enclaves in North Africa, Efe reports. Maritime authorities have opened an investigation.According to port sources, Telefonica explained that a Turkish ship cut the cable close to the Spanish coast when it raised anchor. The operator, which is the process of repairing the cable, has requested information from Ceuta's maritime department with the intention of claiming damages.

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