Cargo ships collide in the Mediterranean SeaPosted on
A cargo ship sank off southern Greece within minutes of colliding with another freighter in fair weather Monday, leaving two Syrian seamen dead and eight others missing, officials said. Seven sailors were rescued.
The accident occurred before 7 a.m. about 78 miles southwest of Greece’s Peloponnese peninsula.
“The information I have so far suggests that the Consouth caused the tragedy,” Greek Marine Ministry Minister Costas Mousouroulis told state Net TV. He did not elaborate.
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