The ship ran aground on the white sea canal

In Karelia villages stranded ship, on Board of which there are 139 passengers. About it RIA Novosti said a source in the emergency services.

According to the interlocutor Agency, the incident occurred on the white sea-Baltic canal in the waters of the river Nizhny Vyg in Segezha region of the Republic.

He clarified that currently the threat of vessel flooding there. By 10:00 MSK on the emergency planned arrival of the tug to ferry passengers to shore and the heaving-off the ship.

Circumstances of incident are investigated.