Vessel carrying supplies to St. Vincent sinks

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Vessel carrying supplies to St. Vincent sinks

A vessel carrying relief supplies from Saint Lucia to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines sank Saturday afternoon, Marine Police say.

Law enforcement officials told St Lucia Times that the individuals on board at the time the boat sank were the Saint Lucian captain, who lives in Saint Vincent, and Vincentian nationals.

The police disclosed that the boat had cleared Customs in Saint Lucia and was on its way to Saint Vincent when the mishap occurred about 4.40 pm.

They said the vessel sank some 6 nautical miles South West of Saint Vincent.

According to the police another boat saved the three people on board the ‘Sunshine Angels’.