The sinking of the Trawler Dalny Vostok – Russia vow’s to continue searching for 13 people missing, investigation begins

Russia vowed Thursday to continue searching a vast area of the frigid Sea of Okhotsk for 13 people missing after a fishing trawler sank, killing at least 56 of the 132 people onboard. Another 63 were found alive in the icy waters off the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s Far East, but the likelihood of finding other survivors appeared tiny, given the harsh conditions. Russia’s Investigative Committee has begun a probe into possible charges over safety violations in the early Thursday sinking of the Dalny Vostok, which went down in only about 15 minutes. Read the rest here  16:54  More details here 16:57

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