Britain's navy dispatches ship to sea disaster

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February 3, 2006 14:04

 
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Britain's top naval officer said Friday that he has diverted a warship to the north Red Sea site where an Egyptian passenger ship has sunk. The HMS Bulwark is now heading toward the site and will arrive in a day-and-a-half, said Adm. Sir Alan West, Britain's first sea lord. The Egyptian Maritime Authority said that the "Salaam 98" passenger ship carrying 1,300 people sank 40 miles off the Egyptian port of Hurghada. Helicopters have spotted bodies as well as one lifeboat carrying three people in the vicinity of where the 25-year-old ship was last seen on the radar screens, Egyptian maritime officials said. They did not say how many bodies were sighted.

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