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.