Indian navy searches for 77 missing from barge sunk by cyclone

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian navy ships and aircraft scoured waters off the financial capital Mumbai on Wednesday for 77 workers missing from a barge that sank after a powerful cyclone barrelled into the country’s west coast this week. Driving waves of up to 25 feet on the high seas, cyclone Tauktae rammed into the western states of Maharashtra and Gujarat over the past two days, killing at least 29 people and leaving a trail of destruction, authorities said. The storm smashed into the Bombay High oilfield near Mumbai, where India’s biggest offshore oil rigs are located, and sank the barge tha…

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