Serbest-K Aground

A freighter called Serbest-K hit the rocks off the Aegean coast. Rough seas hampered coast guards' rescue efforts to reach the 12 crew members. AA photo

The freighter Serbest-K hit rocks near Turgutreis, Turkey along the Aegean Sea. Reports state the 12 crew onboard were rescued by help of 2 Coast Guard cutters and a tug. No reports yet of any pollution or damage to the vessel. The Serbest-K was in rough seas which may have led to the grounding.

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