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Video Captures the Moment Two Vessels Collide in the Suez Canal: 'Whoa!


Two vessels collided in the Suez Canal Monday — and footage posted online captured it on camera.

"Whoa!" bystanders an be heard yelling in the video as the two container ships make contact.

According to the Wall Street Journal, officials said Monday that the collision caused traffic delays, but didn't result in any casualties.

Four containers, however, plummeted into the sea and one of the ships sustained a large dent.

An investigation into the incident has been initiated.

The Suez Canal is located in Egypt and connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. It's one of the most trafficked trade routes in the world.

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