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4 dead, 6 missing in cargo ship sinking off Turkey

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Four crew members died and six others went missing on Wednesday when a cargo ship sank in the Black Sea near the Asian side of Istanbul, local media reported.

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The ship bearing Turkish flag was sailing from Gemlik Port in the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea province of Zonguldak when it disappeared from radar off Istanbul's Sile district, the Hurriyet daily said.

A rescue operation by the Turkish coast guard is underway to find the missing, the daily noted.

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