Russian Trawler Wreck: At least 43 Dead After Fishing Vessel Sinks In Sea Of Okhotsk

At least 43 people are dead after a freezer trawler they were on sunk off the coast of Russia’s eastern Kamchatka peninsula in the Sea of Okhotsk on Thursday local time. Another 63 of the 132 total passengers were rescued by Russian maritime services and local fishing vessels, while 26 remain missing. The nature of the wreck has not been determined.  The nationalities of the deceased has not been released, but 78 people on board the “Dalniy Vostok” were Russian, while the other 54 were Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Burmese and Vanautuan, according to ITAR-TASS. Read the rest here 23:04

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