Two cargo ships collide in Baltic Sea off Sweden's south coast, at least two people in water

Two cargo ships collide in Baltic Sea off Sweden
# 13 December 2021 10:06 (UTC +04:00)

Two cargo ships have collided on the Baltic Sea between the town of Ystad in southern Sweden and the Danish island of Bornholm. According to the Swedish Maritime Administration, one of the ships is floating upside down, APA reports citing Sputnik.

“We do not know exactly how it happened”, Jonas Franzen, communications manager at the Swedish Maritime Administration told national broadcaster SVT.

A major rescue operation is underway, with at least ten rescue boats from both Denmark and Sweden working on the spot.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED