Death toll from ship blaze near Crimea rises to 14: TASS

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The death toll from a fire on board two ships in the Kerch Strait near Crimea has risen to 14, TASS news agency cited a source in Russia’s emergency services as saying.

Previous reports said 10 crew members were found dead after the two Tanzania-flagged vessels with a combined crew of 31 caught fire.

Reporting by Tom Balmforth; editing by Christian Lowe

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