Chennai oil spill

Oil spill threatens Chennai's beaches

Tonnes of oil spilled into the sea when two cargo ships collided off the Kamarajar Port in Chennai on Saturday. Clean-up operations are currently on at beaches across the city.

Printable version | Oct 2, 2020 5:28:49 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/oil-spill-threatens-chennais-beaches/article17140445.ece

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