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2002 Galician oil spill

2002 Galician oil spill

Disaster fears as oil tanker splits in two

SPAIN and Portugal were today facing an environmental disaster after a stricken oil tanker split in two in the Atlantic Ocean.

Tanker turned

THE oil tanker stricken off north-west Spain has been turned around, reducing the risk of it splitting in two and causing a major ecological disaster, the salvage company behind the operation said yesterday.

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