102 missing in MS Bulgaria shipwreck – ministry spokesperson.

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MOSCOW, July 10 (Itar-Tass) —— The MS Bulgaria owners and the tourist company claim that the sunken ship had 188 people onboard and 102 are now missing, Emergency Situations Ministry spokesperson Irina Andrianova told Itar-Tass.

She said 148 of them were tourists, 22 were sailors, twelve were restaurant staff, four were animators and another two persons were taken aboard without consent of the tourist company.

As of 9:00 p.m. Moscow time, 85 people were rescued. “Two are at hospital, 83 have reached Kazan onboard the Arabella ship and one died. A total of 102 people are missing,” she said.

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