Cargo Ship Fire Off Nigerian Coast Kills 3

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 7:36 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Nigeria say they have found the bodies of three Indian crew members who went missing after an explosion on their cargo ship.

Authorities say the bodies were found Thursday off the coast of Lagos. Two crew members are still unaccounted for while 10 others escaped from the vessel.

The explosion happened Sunday causing a fire on board the ship.

Officials say the crew members were making repairs on the vessel when the accident happened.