Ships catch fire in Kerch Strait

Reuters Kerch Strait Updated: Jan 22, 2019, 11:31 AM(IST)

At least 11 people were killed after two ships caught fire in the Kerch Strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, Russia's Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport (Rosmorrechflot) said on Monday. Rosmorrechflot's press service was quoted by the Sputnik news agency as saying that the latest data indicates that 12 people are still alive, while 11 have passed away.

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