In the Black sea started rescue operation to rescue teams in two ships, including tanker-liquefied gas carrier, burning in the Kerch Strait. There are victims, reports TASS.
“Two ships burning, people in the water. Eight to ten vessels brought to the rescue operation. This anchorage,” — said
Maritime rescue coordination centre of Novorossiysk.
According to Rosmorrechflot, from water raised the dead body of a sailor. Three more saved.
According to rescuers, on the same ship were 17 people, the second 14, both go under the flag of Tanzania.
Presumably, the cause of the fire was the explosion that occurred on one ship, then the fire spread to neighboring.