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Inquest into deaths of French fishermen on Bugaled Breizh is delayed

bb2An inquest into the deaths of French fishermen whose boat sank off the Lizard peninsula 12 years ago will be delayed until January. Cornwall coroner Emma Carlyon announced today that she would most likely start the inquest on how the Bugaled Breizh sank in the new year. It was initially due to be held in September but has been delayed while more evidence is gathered, a preliminary hearing in Truro was told. The trawler from Loctudy, Brittany, sank 14 miles from Lizard Point in January 2004. The families of the fishermen claim the boat was pulled under after tangling its nets with a submarine during a Nato exercise, although this has always been disputed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Read the rest here 12:15