A cargo ship flying the Chinese flag sank in the Tatar Strait off the coast of the Russian island of Sakhalin, the press service of the Federal Agency for Sea and River Transport of Russia reported on Wednesday, adding that there were no casualties.
“The crew of 21 citizens of the People’s Republic of China got on the ice sheet and then was taken on board another ship,” the TASS agency quoted the press service of the Federal Sea and River Transport Agency as saying. Russia.
“Everyone is fine, no casualties,” the statement added.
The incident took place in the Tatar Strait, off the coast of Sakhalin Island, the territory of the Russian Federation.
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