Civilian ship flying Dominican Republic flag shelled by Russian forces is sinking in Mariupol port
At night, during shelling by Russian forces from the sea, a civilian ship under the flag of the Dominican Republic near one of the berths in Mariupol port was hit, wounding one crew member, State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported.
“The hit caused a fire in the engine room, one crew member was injured. The captain on the international maritime security channel gave the SOS signal and the message: ‘Attention! Attention! The ship under the flag of the Dominican Republic was brutally destroyed, everything was destroyed. The bridge was destroyed. There is a fire in the engine room. There are wounded,’ ” the message says.