UN says the Singore ship sunk off Sri Lanka caused “significant damage” to the ecosystem

UN says the Singore ship sunk off Sri Lanka caused “significant damage” to the ecosystem



The UN official in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals from the capital Colombo caused “significant damage to the planet” by releasing dangerous substances into the ecosystem a month after the fire which raised concerns about a possible environmental disaster. The UN said it was coordinating the international effort and helping Sri Lanka with the damage assessment, recovery efforts and …

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The UN official in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals from the capital Colombo caused “significant damage to the planet” by releasing dangerous substances into the ecosystem a month after the fire which raised concerns about a possible environmental disaster. The UN said it was coordinating the international effort and helping Sri Lanka with the damage assessment, recovery efforts and …

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