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Greek-flagged tanker hits Turkish boat in Mediterranean

Greek-flagged tanker hits Turkish boat in Mediterranean

The collision has occurred 15 nautical miles off Turkey’s southern Adana province.
11.11.2020 - 12:57

At least four people were killed after a Greek-flagged tanker and a Turkish fishing boat collided Wednesday in the Mediterranean, according to local authorities.

FOUR BODIES HAVE BEEN RECOVERED

The governor’s office in the southern Adana province said bodies of four out of five people on board the fishing boat were recovered.

Greek-flagged tanker hits Turkish boat in Mediterranean WATCH

Turkey’s Coast Guard Command also said in an earlier statement that search and rescue efforts were initiated for the missing people.

The collision occurred 15 nautical miles off Adana's Karatas district at 5.50 a.m. local time (0250GMT), it added.