Mar 20, 2019 18:15 Asia/Tehran

An Italian container ship carrying 2,000 cars, including 37 Porsches, each worth 292 thousand US dollars sinks 150 miles off the western Atlantic coast of France.

Iran Press/Europe: "Grande America" sank on Tuesday after rescue vessels were unable to put out a fire that broke out late Sunday, French officials said.

All 27 people aboard the "Grande America" were rescued without injury.

"The ship was on its way from Hamburg, Germany, to Casablanca in Morocco," French naval authorities said on Twitter. 104/213

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