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TRAGIC: Fuel Ship Sinks Off Tunisia, Threatening Environmental Disaster

Tunisian specialists escalated efforts on Saturday to keep away from a natural disaster after a vendor fuel ship conveying 1,000 tons of fuel sank off the bank of Gabes on Friday, two security sources told Reuters.

The Tunisian naval force had safeguarded every one of the seven group individuals from the boat, which was going from Equatorial Guinea to Malta, and sent a misery summon seven miles from southern city of Gabes, the sources added.

The reason for the occurrence was terrible climate, the climate service said, adding that water had saturated the boat, arriving at a tallness of two meters.

Specialists were attempting to keep away from a natural calamity and lessen any effect, the service said in an explanation. It said barriers would be set up to restrict the spread of fuel and cordon off the boat, prior to suctioning the spillage.

The coast of Gabes has languished significant contamination over years, with natural associations saying modern plants in the space have been unloading waste straightforwardly into the ocean.


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