Cargo ship aground, leaking fuel, Japan sea

Cargo ship ran aground on Feb 1 in Tsushima Strait waters. Crew were evacuated, as of Feb 5, the ship was reported to remain aground, oil leak spotted around, of some 200 meters length. Owner is removing fuel from grounded ship, operation commenced on Feb 4. After fuel removal, the ship is to be refloated.

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