Azerbaijani citizens rescued from dry cargo crashed in Black Sea identified (UPDATE 2) (PHOTO)
The information about Azerbaijani citizens and the details of wreck were added (the first version was posted at 12:45)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 13 / Trend I. Huseynov /
There are no Azerbaijani citizens among the missing crew members of the dry cargo which crashed in the Black Sea, a senior duty officer of the Southern Regional Center of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations told Trend.
"Two people missed. They are the citizens of Macedonia and Georgia. Two Azerbaijani citizens are among the ten evacuated people," the interlocutor of the agency said.
He said that there were two Azerbaijani citizens 40-year old Sadigov Sayyad and 42-year old Hasanov Sahib among the rescued crew members. The state of seamen's health is normal.
There were Azerbaijani, Turkish and Georgian citizens among the crew members of the cargo ship which crashed in the Black Sea, Russia 24 TV channel reported.
"We have evacuated ten members of the crew of cargo ship. However, two more crew members missed. Presumably, they died. The work is underway," the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations on the city of Sochi told Trend earlier.
A storm measuring 5 is ranging on the east coast of the Black Sea. It floods even high Sochi wharf. After a powerful blow of a wave, Besiktas cargo ship with the Turkish crew on board was broken into two parts. Its parts are onshore. The sailors saved themselves in the inner rooms of the ship, Russia 24 reported.
Ten people hid at the stern, which was stranded to the beach in the center of Sochi. Two more people are missing. Presumably, they died in the first minutes after the accident. They were swept into the sea.
The dry cargo Besiktas flying under Tanzania flag was moving from Turkey to Russia. During the storm the ship was broken into two pieces near Sochi at 6:00 Moscow time. The nose piece went under the water. The emergency service crews and ambulance arrived in the port of Sochi.
The Turkish cargo ship failed to reach its destination. Just a few miles left. It was carrying basalt for Olympic construction.
The rescue operation is over. Now the situation with the dry cargo is under consideration. It can represent an environmental hazard. It holds 17 tons of fuel. But the storm does not abate.
It is raining and windy along the coast in the Krasnodar territory now.
The rescue teams are still looking for two sailors in Sochi's area of water. They missed when the dry cargo crashed.
Photo - official website of TV channel Russia 24