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The sunken cargo ship in the North Sea were Russians

July 31 2009

The crew of cargo ship that sank today during a heavy storm near the south-west coast of Sweden, are citizens of Russia and Ukraine. On board were six people, their fate is still unknown.

Meteorological Institute reported that last night wind gusts in the area of the shipwreck reached 88 kilometers per hour. Swedish Maritime Administration reported that the vessel filed a distress call this morning and since then has not communicate. Rescuers arrived on the scene found the wreckage of the ship, life rafts and vests, but people have not yet found, reports RIA Novosti .

Cargo ship bound for Norway. On board there were 2,5 thousand tons of building stone.

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