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Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks in Sea of Okhotsk, at least 43 dead and 63 rescued

  • In this undated photo provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, a Russian trawler, the same type as Dalny Vostok, is seen in an undisclosed location. The Russian freezer trawler Dalny Vostok with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning, April 2, 2015, in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula, rescue workers said. (AP Photo/Russian Emergency Situations Ministry Press Service)

    In this undated photo provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, a Russian trawler, the same type as Dalny Vostok, is seen in an undisclosed location. The Russian freezer trawler Dalny Vostok with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning, April 2, 2015, in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula, rescue workers said. (AP Photo/Russian Emergency Situations Ministry Press Service)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this undated photo provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, a Russian trawler, the same type as Dalny Vostok, is seen in an undisclosed location. The Russian freezer trawler Dalny Vostok with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning, April 2, 2015, in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula, rescue workers said. (AP Photo/Russian Emergency Situations Ministry Press Service)

    In this undated photo provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, a Russian trawler, the same type as Dalny Vostok, is seen in an undisclosed location. The Russian freezer trawler Dalny Vostok with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning, April 2, 2015, in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula, rescue workers said. (AP Photo/Russian Emergency Situations Ministry Press Service)  (The Associated Press)

  • Map locates Sea of Okhotsk; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;

    Map locates Sea of Okhotsk; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;  (The Associated Press)

Russian rescue workers say a freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 has sunk in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula and at least 43 crew members died.

The emergency services in Kamchatka said 63 crew members were rescued and the fate of the remaining 26 is unknown.

The emergency services said more than 25 fishing boats were helping to rescue the crew members of the Dalny Vostok trawler.