The fire of two cargo ships off the southern coast of the Crimean Peninsula has probably cost 20 sailors life. After the recovery of ten bodies, the rescue workers have given up, according to the Maritime authority any hope to find the ten missing members of the Crew alive, as the Russian news Agency Tass reported on Tuesday morning. Twelve Sailors were rescued. The fire was obviously caused by an Explosion is triggered and according to the report, also on Tuesday morning, still not deleted.
the members of The crew come from India and Turkey, is added, according to Tass, an Intern from Libya. The surviving Sailors suffered part of burn injuries and, in part, to hypothermia after jumping into the ice cold water. Both ships sail under the flag of Tanzania, one of them a guest anchor.
The accident occurred off the South coast of the Crimea at the entrance to the Strait of Kerch. Russia has annexed the Ukrainian Peninsula in 2014. Therefore, the situation is tense in this part of the Black sea. Russian border guards had fired in November, three Ukrainian Navy vessels and crew for alleged violation of the frontier arrested.