54 dead after Russian trawler sinks

(CNN)At least 54 people have died and 15 others are missing after a Russian fishing vessel sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula, according to Russia’s state-run Tass news agency.

More than 60 people were rescued Thursday from the chilly waters in Russia’s Far East.

The Dalniy Vostok freezer trawler — a commercial fishing vessel — was carrying 132 people, the ministry said.

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