Ship runs aground off Mauritius with fuel aboard

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Port Louis, Mauritius (AFP) March 8, 2021

Mauritius deployed its coastguard and armed forces on Monday after a Chinese-flagged trawler containing 130 tonnes of oil ran aground off the Indian Ocean archipelago nation. It is the second shipwreck in less than a year off Mauritius, after a tanker struck a reef in July and leaked 1,000 tonnes of fuel in the country's worst environmental disaster. The captain of the Lurong Yuan Yu iss

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