LONDON (CNN) - Rumors of a rat infested abandoned ship drifting across the Atlantic are causing widespread panic across the United Kingdom that it could be headed for British shores.
The Russian-built vessel was under Canadian control when it was cut adrift a year ago, and is now believed to be floating at 8 kilometers an hour, covering 150 kilometers every day while the rats on board are rumored to have turned to cannibalism.
Now CNN has spoken to its own experts, and despite these panic inducing headlines, we are assured by our sources that neither the location, the direction, nor even the presence of rats on board can be confirmed at this time.
The UK needn't panic yet.
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