Tanker in the English Channel
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Tanker collision in the English Channel, off Brittany coast

A tanker carrying thousands of tonnes of heavy pygas gasoline has collided with a cargo ship off France's Brittany coast.

Pictures filmed by the French navy show the stricken tanker, which has been taking on water, close to the mouth of the English Channel.

There have been no reports of injuries.

  • 08 Oct 2010