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Sri Lanka fears acid rain due to blazing X-Press Pearl ship


Negombo, May 27 (EFE/EPA).- Sri Lankan authorities were on Friday battling a possibility of toxic precipitation of acid rain due to the burning of the X-Press Pearl ship that has been on fire since last week and has sparked fears of extensive marine pollution.The ship, carrying nitric acid and cosmetic chemicals, caught fire off Sri Lankan waters last Thursday. (Camera: ARCHIVE).ARCHIVE FOOTAGE OF SRI LANKA NAVY CLEARING UP THE BEACH FROM DEBRIS WASHED ASHORE FROM THE BURNING SHIP MV X-PRESS PEARL IN NEGOMBO, NORTHWEST OF COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.

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