Iranian ship "Behbahan" sinks off Iraqi coast, 4 crew members saved

  05 June 2020    Read: 669
Iranian ship "Behbahan" sinks off Iraqi coast, 4 crew members saved

Four members of the Iranian cargo ship Behbahan have been saved after their ship sank near Iraqi territorial waters, according to sources, adding that a search operation is currently underway to rescue the remaining crew.

Sources said the ship sank while it was traveling on the Khor Abdullah canal between Iraq and Kuwait.

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An image from the Marine Traffic tracking website showed the Behbahan’s last known position off the territorial water border diving Kuwait and Iraq 2:18 GMT.

Iraqi rescue ships rushed to rescue the crew members of the Behbahan, according to several Iraqi news websites.

Five other crew members are feared dead.


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