TEHRAN, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A passenger ship carrying 22
people sank off the Iranian coast near the port of Bandar Abbas
on Saturday, the official IRNA news agency reported.
The report did not give the cause of the incident but said
so far only seven people had been rescued.
Local ports official, Ali Akbar Safaie, said the boat was
travelling from the Island of Hormuz to Bandar Abbas. Rescue
efforts were continuing, he said.
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