Russian cargo ship adrift again after tow line snaps

October 18, 2014 8:22 PM

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OLD MASSETT, B.C. -- The tow line attached to a disabled Russian cargo ship off the British Columbia coast has snapped, setting the ship adrift once again.

But Lt. Greg Menzies of the Canadian Forces' Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre says there are three Canadian and U.S. Coast Guard ships on scene and three helicopters on stand-by.

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