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Caption only: Tanker runs aground, forces evacuations

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Waves crash over the stricken Cypriot vessel Willy, aground at Cawsand, near Plymouth in southwest England, Wednesday. Police imposed an exclusion zone around the ship after it ran on to rocks near Plymouth on Tuesday night during stormy weather. About 75 residents were forced to leave their homes Wednesday after authorities said there was a danger of the vessel exploding. The ship had unloaded a cargo of gasoline, and the ship's crew of 12 left the ship during the night.