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Twenty-one people were taken to hospital and twelve more suffered minor injuries on Wednesday after a “serious incident” in the drydock of a shipyard in Edinburgh, Scotland, which caused the ship to partially capsize due to strong winds.
Images broadcast by British television showed the Burevestnik science mission ship, owned by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, listing at a 45-degree angle.
The Scottish Ambulance Service said it had taken 21 patients to the hospital and treated 12 others on the spot after dispatching five ambulances, one air ambulance and three trauma teams.
The “serious incident” caused by “strong winds” began around 08:30 (local time and GMT), according to adviser Adam McVeigh.
According to local authorities, four fire engines, police officers and coast guards were involved in this.
According to press reports, the ship weighs 3,000 tons and has been in dry dock since 2020. Dales Marine Services, which operates the facility, declined to comment.
(According to AFP)
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