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Major search after ship overturns off north of Scotland

A major search operation has been launched after a vessel overturned off the north of Scotland

Eight people are reported to have been on board the Cypriot-registered Cemfjord, a cargo ship carrying cement.

Four lifeboats, two rescue helicopters and other vessels are searching for the crew.

Bill Farquhar, RNLI: "The weather yesterday was pretty bad."

  • 03 Jan 2015