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Dahab, off Egypt shores, shows oil contamination believed from Aqaba

Oil spilled
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AMMAN — The Egyptian Chamber of Diving and Water Sports (CDWS) warned of oil patches observed in the Red Sea, in the town of Dahab, Al-Rai daily reported, saying that it received videos and photos of Egypt’s Dahab region that show contamination in several areas of the Red Sea region off Egyptian shores.اضافة اعلان

A communiqué that has been received by the CDWS mentioned that oil patches were observed in different locations on the coast of Dahab, with oil spills believed to originate from the Aqaba port area following an oil spill from a ship into Red Sea waters two days ago.

The communiqué noted that the Ministry of Environment is working with local authorities in Dahab to control and clean up oil patches.

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