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Tanker Is ‘Sinking’ in English Channel After Collision, BBC Says

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Oct. 8 (Bloomberg) -- A fuel tanker is sinking in the English Channel after colliding with a container ship, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported.

The YM Uranus was carrying a cargo of heavy Pygas, a sort of gasoline, when it struck a Panamanian bulk container 160 kilometers off the Brittany coast, the BBC said. The crew were all safely evacuated, the news service said.

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