Beks Force dry carrier on fire near Russia's Far East

A dry bulk carrier sailing under the Marshall Islands flag is on fire near Russia's eastern coast, the RIA news agency cited an unnamed source as saying on Friday.

According to the source, two crew members out of 25 on board the Beks Force vessel have been injured and other ships have been directed to assist it.

The vessel was en route to Russia's Vostochny port, according to online ship tracker