LONDON, March 3 (Reuters) – The Estonian-owned cargo ship Helt sunk on Thursday off the Ukrainian port of Odessa after an explosion, the vessel’s supervisor mentioned.

Two crew members have been in a life raft at sea whereas 4 others have been unaccounted for, Igor Ilves, managing director of Tallinn-based supervisor Vista Transport Company, instructed Reuters.

“The vessel has lastly sunk,” he mentioned. “Two of the crew are in a raft on the water and 4 others are lacking. I don’t know the place they’re for the time being.”

Ilves mentioned the vessel might need struck a mine.

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Reporting by Jonathan Saul; enhancing by Raissa Kasolowsky

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