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Dry cargo ship with Azerbaijani citizen on board rescued in Azov

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The Nila dry cargo ship sailing under the Togo flag (Western Africa) was ruptured in the Azov Sea in the area of the Kerch strait in the Crimea, the press service of Rosmorrechflot reports.

Report informs citing TASS that Nila transports over 3,000 tons of coal. There were only 11 crew members with 10 from Ukraine and one from Azerbaijan.

Of them, seven were transferred to the border vessel. The captain says the rescue operation was not held. The dry cargo ship is sailing close to the shore to pump out water and seal the case. It is accompanied by the towboat of Rosmorrechflot. 

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