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An American destroyer collided with a tanker: 10 sailors missing

Ten sailors missing after the coast of Singapore, an American guided missile destroyer John S. McCain collided with the oil tanker Alnic MC, which went under the flag of Liberia, reports Reuters.

The oil spill is not observed.

The collision occurred when an American ship was heading for mooring in the port of Singapore.

The destroyers damaged left side. Four sailors were injured, ten missing.

The crew of the tanker were not injured.

The search for the missing sailors are us, Singaporean and Malaysian ships because the collision occurred in the territorial waters of Malaysia.

After the accident, the destroyer himself continued movement.

This is the second collision involving a vessel of the American fleet over the past few months.

In June, in the territorial waters of Japan, there was a collision of the USS Fitzgerald and a merchant vessel ACX Crystal, which was under the flag of Philippines. Seven sailors had been missing. But later their bodies were found in the submerged part of the ship.

An American destroyer collided with a tanker: 10 sailors missing
21.08.2017

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