Sri Lanka braces for environmental disaster as ship sinks

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    Authorities in #SriLanka were trying to head off a potential #environmental #disaster Thursday as a fire-damaged container #ship that had been carrying chemicals was #sinking off of the country’s main port.The #IndianOcean nation is now battling to avert a possible oil leak that would compound the #pollution caused by tonnes of plastic that have swamped beaches.

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