Dalniy Vostok
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Russian freezer trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 dead

A Russian trawler has sunk off the Kamchatka peninsula, with 54 sailors so far confirmed dead.

Sixty-three people have been rescued, many suffering from hypothermia, according to a maritime rescue centre in Russia's Far East.

The Dalniy Vostok freezer trawler had 132 people on board when it sank.

Philip Norton reports.

  • 02 Apr 2015
  • From the section Europe