Estonia: Drowned officers' equipment was in order, police say

  • 2016-06-29
  • BNS/TBT STAFF/TALLINN
There is no reason to believe the two border officers who drowned in a boat accident off the northwestern city of Haapsalu on Tuesday night had problems with equipment, however, they did not make a distress call to their colleagues, the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board says. According to the Chief Andrei Taratuhin of the Haapsalu precinct, the patrol boat was spotted by a local resident who was out on the water with his own vessel and who reported it to the rescue co-ordination centre. "The informant said he had seen a circling motor boat with nobody in it. The...
 
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