Oil tanker breaks down in Suez Canal

June 05, 2023 03:00 AM

An oil tanker broke down in a single-lane part of Egypt's Suez Canal on Sunday after suffering a mechanical malfunction.

This disrupted traffic in the global waterway for a few hours.

The Suez Canal authority said it deployed three tugboats to tow the tanker to the double-lane part of the Canal, where its crew is working on repairing the malfunction.

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