Four lost in sea tragedy

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Four people were feared dead when a Danish fishing boat and a Norwegian tanker collided in fog in the Oresund strait between Denmark and Sweden.

Coastguards and police said 20 people had been brought ashore from the accident, south of Hven island in the strait, and divers were sent down. A spokesman for Danish coastguards said the Danish vessel, the Peder Wessel, sank shortly after the collision with the Norwegian gas tanker Clipper Skagen, which appeared to be undamaged.

- Reuters, Copenhagen