6 victims discovered after fire on a vessel in Japan

By Accidents

According to Japan media, 6 victims, believed to be those of Russian crew members, were discovered aboard a cargo vessel, which caught fire while anchored in a Japanese port.
Fire took hold of the 497-ton Cambodian-registered freighter, Taigan that has been in the port of Wakkanai in Hokkaid, reported an official at the local coast guard office.
A total of 23 Russian and Ukrainian crew members were on the freighter vessel that had transported crabs from a Sakhalin port. Six of them-all Russian-had been unaccounted for, the coast guard said.