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17 crew members missing after Russian fishing boat sinks

17 crew members missing after Russian fishing boat sinks
Authorities are working to determine what caused the Russian trawler to overturn.

COVID rates jump to over 8% A search is underway for 17 crew members who remain unaccounted for after a fishing vessel sunk early Monday in the Barents Sea.Most Read The sinking incident reportedly occurred near Novaya Zemlya in the northern portion of the Barents Sea.Russian emergency officials say a Russian fishing trawler has sank in the northern Barents Sea and 17 of its crew have gone missing.Two of the 19 crew members who were aboard the boat were saved Monday by another ship, said the Emergency Situations Ministry, according to Reuters.

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