Kiani Satu sinks off Knysna

2013-08-21 17:14
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Birds treated after Knysna oil spill

SANCCOB has admitted 217 oiled birds after the Kiani Satu started leaking oil near Knysna.

Johannesburg - The cargo ship that ran aground two weeks ago off Buffels Bay near Knysna has sunk, the Knysna municipality said on Wednesday.

"They have assured us that this is very far and very deep and poses no serious environmental risk to the South African coast."

The region's economy depended on its environment and related tourism, it said.

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