Boat capsizes, throws 14,000 sheep into the sea

Boat capsizes, throws 14,000 sheep into the sea

- Efforts are still ongoing to rescue 14,000 sheep after a ship conveying them to Saudi Arabia capsized

- While the crew members have been rescued, about 32 sheep were saved after they were found swimming

- The rescue efforts continued on Monday, November 25

Tragedy struck on Sunday, November 24, as a boat loaded with about 14,000 sheep capsized and threw its contents into the Black Sea off the coast of Romania.

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reports that Queen Hind met its fate after it left the port of Midia, close to Constanta.

The ship was said to be heading to Saudi Arabia.

Boat capsizes, throws 14,000 sheep into the sea

Rescuers making efforts to save some of the sheep which were thrown into the sea Credit: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

While all the crew members had been rescued at the time of this report, efforts were still being made through an operation involving the military, police, firefighters and divers, to save thousands of sheep with 32 found swimming.

The rescue efforts continued in the morning of Monday, November 25, with six vessels carrying out emergency services.

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Boat capsizes, throws 14,000 sheep into the sea

The ship with 14,000 sheep was headed to Saudi Arabia Credit: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

Ana-Maria Stoica, a spokesperson for the emergency services in Constanta, explained: "We have already saved a small number. They were swimming in the sea."

The reports said an investigation would commence ascertaining the reason for the accident as one of the crew members has been hospitalized.

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It was reported that the discarded items are dusted off, given little or no touch and sent back to Europe where they are bought at greater prices.

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