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Cargo ship hits fishing trawler in Morocco

Christian Fernsby |
Eleven sailors are still reported missing while five have been rescued after a cargo ship hit a fishing trawler in southern Morocco, the Moroccan official news agency MAP said.


The accident took place on Thursday night after the cargo vessel Montelaura hit the fishing trawler Al Akhawayn, about 60 km to the west of the port of Dakhla, reported MAP, quoting local authorities.

Five sailors who were aboard the trawler were rescued while all necessary means were mobilized to search for 11 sailors considered missing, it said.

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