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Indian cargo ship heading for Yemen sinks off Oman: reports

An Indian Cargo Ship Carrying Vehicles And Foodstuff Among Other Things Reportedly Sank Today Off The Coast Of Oman Due To Overloading But All The 11 Crew Members Were Rescued.

PTI | Updated on: 27 Aug 2016, 11:52:02 PM


An Indian cargo ship carrying vehicles and foodstuff among other things reportedly sank today off the coast of Oman due to overloading but all the 11 crew members were rescued.

The ship, heading to Yemen’s Al Mukalla port after it was loaded in Sharjah in the UAE, sunk off the coast of Jalan Bani Bu Ali province, according to Oman News Agency.

All 11 crew members were rescued by Omani fishermen and Royal Oman Police.

The vessel was carrying 69 vehicles, foodstuff, tyres and engine oils. The vessel sank due to damages caused by overloading, Gulf News reported.

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First Published : 27 Aug 2016, 11:43:00 PM