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Updated on: Monday, December 13, 2021, 02:39 PM IST

Sweden: Two freight ships collide in south of Ystad; two missing

Media reports said the British-registered Scot Carrier and the Danish ship Karin Hoej had collided south of Ystad in Sweden, close to the Danish island of Bornholm.
Representational Image | Photo: ANI

Representational Image | Photo: ANI

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Two freight ships on collided off southern Sweden Monday, with at least two people reported missing, Danish and Swedish authorities said. One of the vessels capsized.

Media reports said the British-registered Scot Carrier and the Danish ship Karin Hoej had collided south of Ystad in Sweden, close to the Danish island of Bornholm.

Several ships and helicopters were sent to the scene, authorities in Sweden and Denmark said.

The cause of the collision was not immediately known but there was speculation it could have been due to poor visibility caused by fog.

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Published on: Monday, December 13, 2021, 02:39 PM IST
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