“The Consul visited all the wounded sailors in Samsun hospitals along with the representatives of the Ukrainian community. Their condition is satisfactory, they are keeping up, they receive the necessary assistance,” the Ambassador wrote.
The suffered sailors were hospitalized in Samsun, as they sustained moderate injuries.
Earlier, a cargo ship under Panama flag, which came from the Russian port of Azov, sent a distress signal around 148 km (92 miles) away from the north-eastern Turkish province Samsun. It was noted that four Ukrainians died in the crash, seven were rescued. According to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, the tragedy happened due to a wave hit.