A burnt-out container ship that has already caused Sri Lanka’s worst maritime environmental disaster was sinking on Wednesday with several hundred tonnes of oil still in its fuel tanks, the navy said.The MV X-Press Pearl, carrying hundreds of tonnes of chemicals and plastics, burned for 13 days within sight of the island’s coast before firefighters finally managed to extinguish the blaze on Tuesday.A huge amount of plastic debris has already inundated beaches, and authorities now fear an even…


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