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World 3 missing after vessel collision in Black Sea near Istanbul

10:55  10 january  2020
10:55  10 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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ISTANBUL -- A Russian-flagged tanker and a Turkish fishing boat collided in the Black Sea near Istanbul early Friday, sinking the fishing vessel . Istanbul governor's office said in a statement three Turkish citizens are missing while three were rescued by fisherman after the collision .

A freighter flying the flag of Sierra Leone sank after a collision with a Dutch tanker in the Black Sea Monday, leaving five crew members unaccounted for, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry said.

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Russian-flagged tanker and a Turkish fishing boat collided in the Black Sea near Istanbul early Friday, sinking the fishing vessel.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JANUARY 10: Search and rescue works are conducted by coast guards for three missing people after a Turkish-flagged fishing boat collided with a Russian-flagged tanker named  © Onur Coban/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JANUARY 10: Search and rescue works are conducted by coast guards for three missing people after a Turkish-flagged fishing boat collided with a Russian-flagged tanker named "GLARD 2" (not seen) on the Bosphorus Strait, in Istanbul, Turkey on January 10, 2020. The collision took place at around 6.35 a.m. local time (0335GMT) off Istanbul's Sariyer district, according to a statement by the local governor's office.The fishing boat sank after the collision. Authorities were able to rescue three out of the six people on board. (Photo by Onur Coban/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Istanbul governor's office said in a statement three Turkish citizens are missing while three were rescued by fisherman after the collision. Authorities were searching for the missing with divers and boats.

The Russian ship Glard 2 was en route from Rostov-on-Don in Russia to Izmir in western Turkey, according to marine traffic trackers. It is categorized as an oil and chemical tanker.

Heavy fog has prompted the temporary closure of Istanbul's Bosphorus strait, the governor's office said on Twitter.

1 killed, 2 missing after fishing boat hits tanker in bay .
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A member of a fishing boat crew was killed and two others are missing after their 81-foot craft collided with a 600-foot chemical tanker near the entrance to Galveston Bay just off the Texas coast, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. The fishing boat Pappy's Pride capsized after colliding with the tanker Bow Fortune near the Galveston jetties Tuesday afternoon. Two of the fishing boat's crew members were pulled from the water and turned over to paramedics, but a search continued Wednesday for two other crew members, the Coast Guard said in a statement. The Galveston Beach Patrol says one of the rescued crew members died a short time later.

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