Sri Lanka: Chemical-filled X-Press Pearl ship threatens marine life and seashores

A sinking cargo ship crammed with tonnes of chemical compounds and plastics is threatening marine life off the coast of Sri Lanka.

Efforts to tow the Singapore-registered X-Press Pearl into deeper water to restrict its environmental impression failed, officers stated.

Tons of of tonnes of oil might leak into the ocean, with some warning it will “destroy the entire backside of the ocean”.

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