A boat sank off Muscat port

There was a tragic accident yesterday just off Sultan Qaboos port in Muttrah . The Cyprus cargo boat carrying asphalt sank and the rescue team was unable to help. The capltain(Irani national died), all crew members were rescued.

photo: Times of Oman

The ship was loaded with 816 tons of asphalt which spread around the coast mainly in Muttrah. Y magazine says the liquid polluted the area in Siffah village leaving the oil on the beach.

photo:Y magazine

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