Cargo ship runs aground off Turkey's Marmara Island, crew rescued

Ship's crew made distress call to Turkish authorities after engine room became flooded with water.

Cargo ship runs aground off Turkey's Marmara Island, crew rescued
World Bulletin / News Desk
 
 A cargo vessel ran aground late Wednesday night off Marmara Island on the Marmara Sea coast, Turkish authorities said. 

The ship's crew made a distress call to Turkish authorities after the engine room became flooded with water.

The Sierra Leone-flagged ship was en route to Libya from Istanbul's Tuzla district.

The Turkish coast guard was able to rescue all nine crew members and no injuries were reported. 

 

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