Monday, October 29, 2012
Russian cargo ship filled with 700 tons of gold ore disappears
A ship with a 9-member crew and 700 tons of gold ore vanished after making a distress call off Russia's Pacific coast. It was on its way from the town of Neran to Feklistov Island in the Sea of Okhotsk, reported The Associated Press.
Hired by mining firm Polymetal, the ship was carrying the gold ore to a processing location. A small amount of gold can be extracted from gold ore, but Polymetal would not estimate the value of the cargo.
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