Sri Lanka races to avoid environmental disaster after chemical container ship sinks.

June 1, 2021, Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Army personnel remove debris on the beach at Moratuwa, near Colombo. Debris had been washed ashore throughout the past week from a Singaporean container ship, MV X-Press Pearl, that had caught fire about ten nautical miles away from the Colombo Harbour. (Credit Image: © Saman Abesiriwardana/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire).
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June 1, 2021, Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Army personnel remove debris on the beach at Moratuwa, near Colombo. Debris had been washed ashore throughout the past week from a Singaporean container ship, MV X-Press Pearl, that had caught fire about ten nautical miles away from the Colombo Harbour. (Credit Image: © Saman Abesiriwardana/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire).

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