Rescuers have found a raft with sailors from the wreck in the Kerch Strait tug

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Politicalarena guard of the Border service of FSB of Russia on Republic of Crimea. Archival photoRescuers have found a raft with sailors from the wreck in the Kerch Strait tug© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polehenko

Rescue ship «mercury» found in the Kerch Strait near the coast of the Crimea raft with seven sailors of the crew of the tug «Storm», told RIA Novosti assistant head of EMERCOM in the Republic of Crimea Vladimir Ivanov.

«All seven sailors who had left the tug, are on a raft. However, due to strong storms (four to five points storm) is to remove them from their raft can not» — said Ivanov.

Earlier in the EMERCOM of the Republic of Crimea reported that small tug Shkval has requested assistance in the Black sea, the crew abandoned the ship and is drifting on a raft in the direction of the Crimea.

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