At least six crew members of the Volgo Balt 214 cargo vessel lost their lives when it capsized in the Black Sea off the coast of Turkey's Samsun province on Monday, according to reports citing Turkish officials.
The capsizing prompted a large scale rescue operation featuring helicopters.
A total of 13 crew were on board when the incident happened, 80 km (49 miles) off the Turkish coast. Among... Еще them were 11 Ukrainian citizens and two Azerbaijanis, according to reports.
The Panama-flagged vessel was reportedly transporting coal from the Russian port of Azov to Turkey.