Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 54 dead

MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula and at least 54 crew members were killed, rescue workers said.

Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 54 dead

 Emergency services in Kamchatka, citing the head of the rescue operation, said 63 crew members were rescued and the fate of the remaining 15 from the Dalny Vostok trawler was unknown.

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