The Swedish Maritime Authority said a major rescue operation was underway Monday off the coast of Sweden, where a car ferry carrying 300 people was on fire.
“There is a fire on the car deck,” Swedish Maritime Authority spokesman Jonas Franzen told AFP, adding that three helicopters and seven ships had been dispatched to the scene and evacuation of the ships had begun. rice field.
No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is not yet known.
Another spokeswoman, Lisa Myoning, told AFP: “The fire is being contained.”
The ship, Stena Scandica, was off Gotska Sandon Island off the southeast coast of Sweden.
Last Amazonian ‘hole man’ dies in Brazil
The man in the hole, the last surviving Amazon, has died, human rights group Survival International said Sunday. This man was the only inhabitant of the Tanal Indigenous Region in Rondonia, Brazil. A London-based human rights group that runs a global campaign for tribal people said the rest of the tribe was killed in the 1970s. Funai, the Brazilian government’s Tribal Affairs Bureau, photographed the man in 2018.
Malaysia: An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred near the capital Kuala Lumpur
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday, according to the National Center for Seismology. “Magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred on 29 August 2022, 08:59:15 IST, Latitude: 0.97 & Longitude: 98.68, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 566 km SW of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.” said in a statement. Latitude was -0.97 and longitude was 98.68.
‘India is important to U.S. against China’: U.S. Navy secretary
Admiral Mike Gilday, the US Chief of Naval Operations, said India will play a key role in countering China and will be an important partner for the US in the future. The statement comes from the idea that border clashes between India and China in the Himalayas pose a two-pronged problem, with Beijing gaining momentum among US strategists. Japanese newspaper Nikkei Asia reported.
‘Keep dancing’: Hillary Clinton tweets photo supporting Finnish PM Marin
“As Ann Richards put it, ‘Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did. Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, who came under fire for her ‘preferences’ at a party, immediately I responded to the post with a heartfelt “thank you @Hillary Clinton.” emoji. Marin told fellow members of the Social Democrats that sometimes it’s important to let your hands loose. said Marin, the world’s youngest Prime Minister.
‘Climate Catastrophe’: Pak River Flooding Affects Millions, WHO Reviews Situation | Top 10
Pakistan’s floods, which have killed more than 1,000 people and affected more than 30 million people since June, have captured the world’s attention as experts say climate change is happening here and now. . Click here for an update on Pakistan’s flood situation 1. Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Sherry Rehman, said the country was in a ‘serious climate disaster and one of the most difficult of his decade’. said to be facing