15:30 GMT28 January 2021
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    TEHRAN (Sputnik) - Iranian rescuers are searching for six crew members of an Iranian vessel that capsized in the Strait of Hormuz several days ago, and one of them was already confirmed dead, the Iranian Ports and Maritime Organisation for Hormozgan province said on Monday.

    "The body of one of the crew members of the Kharazm ship was found this morning, the search for other missing people continues", the statement said.

    The vessel, which carried seven people - six Iranian citizens and one Indian citizen - capsized to the southeast of Larak Island. The incident occurred while the vessel was heading to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas from the Omani port of Shinas. The causes of the incident are being investigated.

    The incident took place on 25 December.

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