VIDEO: Moment sailors escape death as Iranian ship heading to Qatar sinks

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An Iranian cargo ship en route to Qatar, near the Sheikh Jabir Al-Ahmad Bridge, sank on Monday.

Kuwait's General Fire Department said that the company overseeing the bridge project managed to recover the sailors after the ship sank without injuries.

According to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), the director of the Public Relations and Firefighting Department, Col. Khalil al-Amir, said that the ship sank completely without injuring the six sailors of Iranian nationality who were on board, explaining that it was coming from Iran towards the port of Doha.

He added that the company overseeing the Jabir Bridge project managed to retrieve the sailors who were aboard the and handed them over to the Coast Guard.

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