Two fishermen were killed when a cargo ship hit their fishing boat in Istanbul’s Bosporus Strait on June 17, Doğan news agency reported.
The ship AS ROSAILA hit a 7-meters-long fishing boat under Istanbul’s Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and the boat sunk.
The body of two fishermen were recovered, whereas one person from the fishing boat was rescued.
180-meters-long cargo ship AS ROSAILA sailed under the flag of Portugal and was heading to Constanta in Romania.
It anchored off Istanbul's Kumköy village following the collision.