Storm beaches merchant ship near southern Israeli port

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A massive cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern  Israel  on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.

The 90 metre-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to  Israel  when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said. The beach’s sandy Mediterranean shoreline is popular with residents and tourists.

Photos showed locals walking along the beach with the 14 metre-high vessel towering over them in the background, abutting a stone...


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Storm beaches merchant ship near southern Israeli port


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