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Greek captain missing from trawler wreck off Senegal

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The Greek captain of a trawler that went down off the coast of Senegal was reported missing along with seven crewmembers on Tuesday, the state-run Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) said.

According to a briefing from authorities in the West African nation’s capital, Dakar, 12 of the 19-member crew have been rescued while the search continues for the remaining seamen, including the Greek captain of the vessel.

No details were released regarding the circumstances under which the trawler sank.