US: Cargo ship overturns off Georgia coast

US: Cargo ship overturns off Georgia coast
Photo: Associated Press

24 crew members were on board.

The Golden Ray freighter rolled over and caught fire off the Atlantic coast of the US state of Georgia. The incident occurred on Sunday. 

24 crew members were on board the ship. The US Coast Guard staff who arrived at the emergency site managed to evacuate 20 people. Search operation to find another four crew members is underway. It is also noted that a huge fire complicates the search.

The Golden Ray was transporting cars. It followed to Baltimore (Maryland) under the flag of the Marshall Islands.

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