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Half of oil from Mauritius spill recovered: ship owner

Volunteers help clear 1,000 tons of leaked fuel in Indian Ocean

About 1,000 tons of fuel oil have leaked from the Wakashio since it ran aground on a reef off the coast of Mauritius in this photo handed out by the French army.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Nearly half the roughly 1,000 tons of oil spilled from a ship that ran aground off the coast of Mauritius has been recovered, according to information provided by operator Mitsui O.S.K. Lines on Tuesday.

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