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Rescue off UK coast, fuel leak fears grow

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Rescue off UK coast, fuel leak fears grow


Pollution fears are a growing concern after a cargo ship ran aground off north Wales.

A dramatic late-night rescue was carried out and the seven Polish crew members were saved.

The ship remains intact after getting into difficulties near Colwyn Bay after it reportedly hit a rock.

Experts fear the 40,000 litres of fuel on board may start to leak if not properly secured.

Lifeboats and two helicopters battled the elements the save the crew. Despite the weather conditions, no one was injured.

Forcasters at Britain’s Meteorological Office have issued severe weather warnings for parts of Scotland, northern and central England.

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