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Two dead and six missing after a boat sinks off the northern coast of Spain


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Two dead and six missing after a boat sinks off the northern coast of Spain

Two people have died and six others are reportedly missing after a Portuguese fishing boat sank off the coast of northern Spain on Monday.

According to Spain’s maritime rescue services, only one of the nine crew members was rescued after the Santa Ana ran aground on the island of Erbosa.

The man, a Spaniard, was taken to a hospital in the town of Aviles.

Dead or still missing are four Spaniards, two Indonesians and two Portuguese nationals.

A search and rescue team said to include two helicopters, five boats and a team of divers, has been deployed.

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