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22 Indian Crew Members Lost Their Lives Mysteriously in The Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse? Fact-Check

There are rumours going around that the 22 Indian crew members on the container ship that collided with Baltimore’s Key Bridge mysteriously lost their lives.

Verified accounts on twitter, including @ssaratht tweeted “Already 9 Indians died mysteriously till now in 2024. Another mysterious incident where all 22 Indians lost their lives. 31 in total. But @elonmusk thinks India is unsafe because of one incident. 31 lives don’t have any value!” on March 26, 2024. The tweet has received an about more than 6k views on X.

What is the Actual Truth About this Incident? : Fact

The allegations regarding their demise are unfounded and untrue. The truth is that all 22 Indian crew members on the container ship are reportedly safe and secure. We visited India Today, which published an article on this incident on March 26, 2024 with the headline “Indian crew of 22 were aboard ship that crashed into Baltimore bridge, all safe”. According to the ship management entity, all 22 crew members of the container ship that crashed into one of the columns of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore were of Indian  were reported to be secure and safe. The container ship lost power just before it collided with the bridge, as it was moving at a fairly fast pace of eight knots. Initial results point to “an accident” rather than any proof of a terror strike. Workers were able to prevent additional vehicles from entering the bridge. All of the crew members—including the two pilots—have been accounted for and no injuries have been reported.

D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:

Intent:

Influencers are circulating self-invented claims to set their narrative over the tragic accident in Baltimore, Maryland. News is being circulated claiming that all 22 Indian crew members who were aboard the container ship that crashed into Baltimore’s Key Bridge lost their lives mysteriously. False and unfounded accusations have been made regarding how they died. Reports state that every one of the 22 Indian crew members on the container ship is safe and secure.

Conclusion:

Fact : The claims about their death are false and baseless. The fact is that according to reports, all 22 Indian crew members onboard the container ship are safe and secure.

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