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Panamanian freighter damaged by Russian mine in Black Sea

A ship’s captain and a sailor, who are Egyptian citizens, were injured.
Panamanian freighter damaged by Russian mine in Black sea on 27 December 2023. Credit: the Southern Defence Forces

A civilian vessel sailing under the Panamanian flag was damaged by a Russian sea mine explosion in the Black Sea, the Southern Defence Forces reported on the morning of 28 December.

The bulk carrier was hit on its way to a Danube port to load grain on 27 December in the morning at the mouth of the Shvydka River.

Panamanian freighter damaged by Russian mine in Black sea on 27 December 2023. Credit: the Southern Defence Forces

“The vessel lost control, and a fire broke out on the top deck. The captain fixed the ship in the shallows to avoid sinking,” the military said.

The ship’s captain and a sailor, Egyptian citizens, were injured, the head of the Odesa Regional Prosecutor’s Office, Ihor Domuyev, said during a briefing at the Media Centre Ukraine – Odesa.

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