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Bodies of all foreigners from wrecked Dalny Vostok trawler sent home

April 20, 2015, 7:58 UTC+3 YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK
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YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, April 20. /TASS/. The bodies of all foreigners from the wrecked Dalny Vostok trawler have been sent home, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk told TASS.

"Yesterday evening, the bodies of three sailors from Vanuatu were sent by a charter flight to their motherland. So, the bodies of all killed crewmembers have been sent home," he said.

Four Myanmar nationals are missing.

All foreign survivors of the Dalny Vostok wreckage (26 people) have also been sent home after being fined for working in Russia without authorization.

The Dalny Vostok freezer trawler sunk in the Sea of Okhotsk in Russia’s Far East on April 2. A total of 132 people were aboard the ship. A total of 63 survived. The ship belonged to the Russian fishery company Magellan and was registered in the port of Nevelsk on the island of Sakhalin.

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