Russian Tanker Burns in Caspian, At L...

Russian Tanker Burns in Caspian, At Least 1 Dead

There are 1 comment on the Sofia News Agency story from Feb 28, 2012, titled Russian Tanker Burns in Caspian, At Least 1 Dead. In it, Sofia News Agency reports that:

The oil tanker Engineer Nazarov is aflame in the Caspian Sea and its crew is being evacuated, reports RIA Novosti.

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#1 Feb 28, 2012
The oil tanker Engineer Nazarov is aflame in the Caspian Sea and its crew is being evacuated, reports RIA Novosti.

Six persons have already been rendered to safety, but at least one has tragically perished, said the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, as quoted by RIA.

The tanker, owned by Russian Volgotanker company from Astrakhan, was located near the port Makhachkala, capital of Russian Republic of Dagestan.

According to reports, the fire started on the upper deck, but causes are as yet unknown.

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