An Accident in Ancash Peru Leaves 8 People Missing

An industrial craft crash occurred early this morning. Four people have managed to be rescued.

An accident on the high seas between two industrial vessels has left at least 8 fishermen missing on the coast of the Ancash region.

The incident occurred at 2 am, off the coast of Chimbote. The industrial fishing boat Malena, of the Austral fishing company, violently collided with the María Esperanza wood bolichera.

There 12 fishermen travelled. The boat Malena rescued four fishermen.

accident on the high seas leaves 8 missing in Chimbote

The ship Malena was working in Chancay and was heading to Coishco before the collision.

 

Source: El Comercio