Goa: Barge sinks off Mormugao Port, all eight crew members rescued

NewsDrum Desk
30 Jan 2023

Panaji, Jan 30 (PTI) Eight crew members were rescued on Monday after a half-loaded barge sank at Mormugao Port in Goa on Monday, a police official said.

Barge 'Rio Martina-3', which was carrying cargo from a transshipper, sank at the outer anchorage of the port in the evening, he said.

"All eight crew members were rescued by other smaller ships operating in the area. The cause of the sinking is being probed," he said.

A video of the incident showed crew members being rescued when the barge had tilted partially. PTI RPS BNM BNM

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