According to Greek Coast Guard, a cargo ship transporting salt with sunk off the island of Lesbos on 26th November, leaving one person dead and twelve others missing.
n particular, the Raptor, registered in Comoros, was on its way to Istanbul from Alexandria, Egypt, carrying 6,000 tons of salt.
When the Comoros-flagged “Raptor” reported a technical fault and sent out a distress call early on Sunday, it had left El Dekheila port.
It had a crew of 14, including eight Egyptians, four Indians and two Syrians, the coast guard said.
According to news, a Greek naval frigate, two helicopters, and eight commercial ships were out looking for survivors. The heavy waves made it impossible for three coast guard boats to get to the region.