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Looters raid Brazilian cargo ship after containers fall overboard

Pictures appeared to show people looting containers that fell from the Brazilian cargo ship Log-In Pantanal Credit: AFP

Enterprising thieves near Sao Paulo used small boats to raid dozens of containers that fell from a Brazilian cargo ship containing everything from bicycles to electronics.

In scenes reminiscent of the classic 1949 British comedy film Whisky Galore, where Scottish islanders loot a cargo of booze from a wrecked ship, some seaside residents could not contain themselves when the modern-day bonanza tumbled from the “Log-In Pantanal” on Friday.

Photos posted on Brazilian news site G1 and…

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