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Stranded ship off Mauritius has broken in half

The Japanese dry bulk ship that has been stranded off the coast of Mauritius since late July has snapped in two.

Photo: Stringer/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

The Japanese dry bulk ship that has been stranded off the coast of Mauritius since July has broken in two, report several news outlets, including Reuters.

The ship's condition has steadily deteriorated before it broke on Saturday afternoon, said the Mauritius National Crisis Committee.

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