Turkey reopens Bosporus after last Sunday's catastrophic collision

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The Independent Online
Scores of ships wait off Istanbul to cross through the Bosporus yesterday, after the straits had been reopened. Priority was given to passenger vessels and small ships. The fire on the oil tanker Nassia, in which at least 29 seamen died, was finally put out early yesterday. But oil slicks up to 25 miles long are being seen on the Black Sea's shores, and bad weather is hampering containment efforts.

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