2 ships with Indian and Turkish crew caught fire in the Kerch Strait: India has been in touch with Russia after reports of some Indians being affected by the fierce fires of two cargo ships in the Black Sea near the Strait of Kerch. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravi Kumar said on Tuesday that at least 10 people were killed in the incident on Monday, 12 people were rescued and nine are still missing, according to the Russian Marine Agency monitored by rescue operations.
2 ships with Indian and Turkish crew caught fire in the Kerch Strait
Russian Communication Committee hours reported that there were 32 crew members of the crew in two cargo ships carrying the flag of Tanzania and they were from India and Turkey. Kumar said that in order to gather more information about the Indian nationals affected in the incident and to get the necessary help, the Indian Embassy in Russia has been in constant touch with Russian agencies.
2 ships with Indian and Turkish crew caught fire in the Kerch Strait, separating Russia from Crimea. At least 10 people died in this incident on Monday, while nine were still missing and 12 people have been rescued.
“We have received information that on January 21, after the explosion of a ship passing through the Strait of Kerch, two ships were set on fire.”,They said. According to the preliminary information, the fire started when a vessel fuel Was being removed and put into another vessel.
India in touch with Russia over deadly blaze on cargo ships in the Black Sea, In response to media reports about the Indian nationals affected by the ship crash in Kerch Strait, the official spokesman said, “We have been informed that two ships were set on fire while passing through the Strait of Kerch, one after which on 21 January An explosion was evidently shaken.
Our Embassy in Moscow is in constant contact with the concerned Russian agencies to get more information about the affected Indian nationals in the event and to increase the financial assistance. “It has been said in the report that the severe weather conditions prevailing in the sea have prevented the rescue vessels from taking the victims to the coast for medical treatment.