Sri Lanka and India Douse Container Ship Fire Off Coast of Colombo

Sri Lanka and India’s joint operation to douse the fire onboard the X-Press Pearl container ship continued for a 10th day on Saturday, May 29, off the coast of Colombo as the vessel was at risk of sinking, local media reported.

This video released by the High Commission of India in Sri Lanka shows the ongoing firefighting efforts, dubbed Operation Sagar Araksha 2, on Saturday.

Marine conservation organizations were also responding to pollution from the fire that reports said posed a threat to ocean life. Credit: India in Sri Lanka via Storyful