Crew member dies after tug sinks in Suez collision

The tug 'Fahd' sank in the Suez Canal after colliding with the 'ChinaGas Legend' LPG carrier

A crew member died after the tug he was on collided with a tanker and sank in the Suez Canal on Saturday.

Six other crew members were rescued and taken to hospital, with just one remaining under observation while the others have been given the all-clear.

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