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Oil products from the sunken ferry "Sevol" hit the surrounding waters
The South Korean authorities do not exclude that the sunken Sevol ferry could have polluted the water in the areas adjacent to the crash site with oil products, the TV channel reported on Monday KBS.
According to representatives of the quarantine administration of South Korea, by Monday they managed to collect about 199 thousand liters of sea water mixed with oil products, as well as 52 tons of garbage caught in the open sea after the incident.
In addition, there were cases of penetration of petroleum products into the waters of farms for growing algae, used for food in many Asian countries.
According to the channel, the total volume of oil products on the sunken ferry was 203 thousands of liters.