Thirteen missing found dead in Persian Gulf boat wreck (UPDATE)
Details were added in the first paragraph (first version posted at 11:34)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 22 /Trend T.Konyayeva, T.Jafarov/
Thirteen people, who were on the list of persons missing after a boat sunken in the Persian Gulf on Thursday, were found dead, Fars News Agency reported referring to a source close to the events.
Earlier this morning, Mehr News Agency reported that six Indian nationals, who were among 13 missing people, were trapped inside one of the boat's cabin at 70 meters depth. They were alive and were supposed to be brought up.
The vessel, belonged to the Pars Oil and Gas Company and used to transport staff and equipment from the South Pars field, was reportedly floating from the Persian Gulf's oil rigs to Assaluyeh Port.
Some 60 people were found hours after the boat sunk, 53 survived while seven, including Ukrainian and Indian nationals, died.
Thus, the death toll reached 20 people.