Two bodies found on sunken ship off Turkey
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Last Updated: Saturday, February 04, 2012, 22:24
Ankara: Turkey's state-run news agency says divers have recovered the bodies of two of the eight missing crew members from a Cambodian-flagged freighter that sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast.

The Anadolu Agency says the bodies were found inside the ship today.

The Vera was carrying 10 Ukrainians and one Georgian when it sank off the coast of Eregli in stormy waters on Tuesday while sailing from Russia to Turkey's port of Aliaga.

The ship's second and third officers and its cook were rescued but the other eight crew members, including the captain, were reported missing.

Divers have been hampered by high seas and poor underwater visibility, but they began searching the wreckage yesterday.


First Published: Saturday, February 04, 2012, 22:24

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