Russian ship stranded in Southern Ocean

Dense ice foiled initial rescue attempts for vessel carrying 74 people trapped off Antarctica.

    A Chinese icebreaking vessel sent to free a Russian ship near Antarctica became stuck itself after encountering heavy ice.

    A more powerful Australian resupply ship is now expected to arrive on Sunday.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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