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February 20, 2020

Cargo vessel capsizes and sinks at Kani port

Police officers and firefighters rescue diesel barrels from the cargo vessel sinking off at Kani Port. Photo: Than Htay Aung (Kani)

A cargo vessel carrying 170 diesel barrels capsized and sank at Kani port, causing property damage but no injuries, on 3 August, according to a report from Myanmar Alin Daily Today.
According to police, a cargo vessel called Thein Htaik Aung was operated by U Hla Min Aung, 29, with five passengers on board. Authorities suspect the cause of the accident was that the 78-foot-long, five-foot-long ship was overloaded with cargo. Kani Myoma police station and fire services personnel rescued the passengers and collected toppled diesel barrels. Police have charged U Hla Min Aung.

 

Than Htay Aung
(Kani)

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