Orient Queen Sinks in Beirut, Two Crew Reported Dead

Orient Queen

The Orient Queen cruise ship capsized overnight in Beirut, taking on water at her berth following a deadly blast in Lebanon on Tuesday evening.

The explosion also claimed the head office of the ship’s operator, Abou Merhi Cruises, as well as the entire Abou Merhi Group.

Two crew are reported dead while seven are listed in critical condition. 

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