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Canadian military: unlikely to find survivors of Spanish shipwreck off the Canadian coast Global

Canadian military: unlikely to find survivors of Spanish shipwreck off the Canadian coast Global

A Canadian military spokesman said on Wednesday that 36 hours after a Spanish fishing boat sank off the coast of Canada, it has become “unlikely” to find any more survivors.

lieutenant Nicholas Blurd-Florry“It is unlikely that any other survivors will be found,” he said in an interview with AFP.

At least ten people died after a Spanish fishing boat sank off the coast of Canada on Tuesday (15), the country’s authorities said.

The ship was carrying a crew of at least 24 people. Three were saved alive – and in shock from hypothermia. 11 are still missing.

“We have raised seven dead and three survivors,” Brian Owens of the Canadian Rescue Coordination Center told AFP.

The crew consisted of sailors of Spanish, Peruvian and Ghanaian nationalities who sank at sea off the coast of Terranova and Labrador.

the authorities The Canadians sent a helicopter and a rescue ship to the areaA spokeswoman for Resgate Maritmo, which is about 450 kilometers from Terranova Island, said.

“The weather at the moment is complicating our searches. The waves are about four meters high and visibility is reduced by about a quarter of a nautical mile,” Owens explained.

He stressed that the search operations “will continue regardless of the weather.”

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