Burning Ship With Chemicals At Risk Of Sinking Off Sri Lanka

Burning Ship With Chemicals At Risk Of Sinking Off Sri Lanka

Thick smoke billowing from the Singapore-registered container ship MV X-Press Pearl

Colombo:

A fire-damaged container vessel faced an imminent risk of sinking on Wednesday just off the Sri Lankan coast, the navy said.

“The ship is facing an imminent risk of going down,” spokesman Indika de Silva said hours after the Dutch Salvage firm SMIT attempted to tow the Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl further out to sea.

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