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March 8, 2009

Capsized Crew Missing in Red Sea

Seventeen sailors remain missing after a cargo ship capsized in the Red Sea on Monday. The 5,600t vessel, containing a shipment of silicon, went down in Egyptian waters with at least 20 people on board. Nine people were rescued from the sunken Ibn-al-Battuta about 35

By cms admin

Seventeen sailors remain missing after a cargo ship capsized in the Red Sea on Monday.

The 5,600t vessel, containing a shipment of silicon, went down in Egyptian waters with at least 20 people on board.

Nine people were rescued from the sunken Ibn-al-Battuta about 35 nautical miles off the coast of Safaga port.

According to media reports, the crew was a mix of Sudanese, Indian and Pakistan nationals.

By Natalie Coomber

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