Bulgarian, Ukrainian Shipwrecked Sailors' Bodies Washed Ashore

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The bodies of two more sailors, who was aboard the Bulgarian cargo ship Vanessa that shipwrecked in the Sea of Azov, washed ashore, increasing the number of the crew members found dead to six in the last .

The body, discovered late on Thursday close to the Sea of Azov shore in the region of Stroganovka, was identified as the only Ukrainian maritime official on board. The second person, found in the last hours, has not been identified yet.

Another four bodies, including that of the vessel's boatswain Goran Todorov have been discovered near the village of Stroganovka overnight.

Vanessa shipwrecked on January 3 with 11 crewmembers on board. Ukrainian rescuers recovered the bodies of Petko Momchev and Georgi Zhelev days after the targedy, while the only survivor is Nikolay Dimitrov. The mechanic was rescued after spending 10 hours in the ice-cold waters.

The reasons for the shipwreck are still under investigation that will last for at least two more months.
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