European firefighters and salvage experts, as well as three Indian vessels on Thursday joined the battle to contain a major fire on a container ship off the Sri Lanka coast, amid fears that it could break up and spew out hundreds of tonnes of oil.The X-Press Pearl has been blazing out of control for a week and with heavy winds battering the Singapore-registered vessel, authorities fear a new oil disaster on Sri Lanka’s beaches.Two of the crew sustained leg injuries and they remain in a hospital…

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