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Video shows rescue of survivors from Russia trawler

Footage has been released showing the rescue of sailors whose Russian trawler sank off the Kamchatka peninsula, killing 56.

There were 132 people on the vessel when it went down in the freezing Sea of Okhotsk.

Officials say 13 people are still missing, while 63 were found alive.

Footage showed survivors being winched into a helicopter, from the deck of one of 26 vessels involved in the rescue operation.

  • 03 Apr 2015
  • From the section Europe