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Azerbaijan : Storm : 2002/10/22

GLIDE:  AC-2002-000662-AZE

Duration 2002/10/22
Country or District Azerbaijan
Name Storm
Outline Forty-three people are feared to have died after a ship capsized during a storm in the Caspian sea on Tuesday morning. Only nine people were rescued, one of whom later died in hospital.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/10/23
Dead: 1 person
Missing: 41 people

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BBC news 2002/10/23
Oil has begun leaking from a ship which capsized and sank in the Caspian Sea.

BBC news 2002/10/22
Hopes fade for Caspian ship victims