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Two killed in Turkish tugboat accident, say reports

PTI | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 00:33

Ankara: Turkey`s state-run agency says a military tugboat has capsized, killing a soldier and a shipyard worker. Six other people are reported missing in the accident.
The Anadolu Agency says the tugboat, TGD Degirmendere, keeled to its side today as it was being put back to sea after undergoing maintenance at a military shipyard in the Aegean port city of Izmir.
The private Dogan news agency says rescue teams are searching for six people believed to be stuck in the tugboat. The cause of the accident wasn`t immediately known.

First Published: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 00:33

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