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Chinese rescuers find two bodies on burning oil tanker

Iran Oil Tanker Explodes Sinks off China With No Survivors Korea Coast Guard via AP File
Kenny Thornton | 14 January, 2018, 14:42

The Panama-registered Sanchi tanker is shown burning on January 9 in the East China Sea.

In a Sunday telephone conversation with the Iranian Labor Minister Ali Rabei who is in China, Jahangiri called for closer coordination with China, South Korea and Japan to speed up the rescue operation at the site of the blazing Iranian oil tanker.

An Iranian oil tanker, which had caught fire after it collided with a Chinese freight ship carrying grain on January 7, sank on Sunday, several media reports said quoting the Chinese state television.

"Currently it has already sunk", CCTV said, citing the Shanghai maritime search and rescue centre.

Hard search goes on in California mudslides
Next to some of the devastated areas sat large estates untouched by the torrent, their lawns still green and the landscaping lush. The family rode out the storm unharmed on kitchen counters as the debris smashed through the walls and water swirled around them.

Meanwhile, China's State Oceanic Administration is expanding the range of its monitoring to "quickly ascertain the spread and drift of overflowing oil" from the boat. The National Iranian Tanker Co. describes itself as operating the largest tanker fleet in the Middle East.

A Chinese salvage team on Saturday recovered two bodies from the tanker. The tanker was carrying a cargo of almost 1 million barrels of condensate, a type of gassy, ultra-light oil that readily evaporates or burns off in a fire, reducing the chance of a major oil spill.

Three bodies have been recovered, while the other 29 bodies have not been found. The crew was all Iranian except for two Bangladeshis.

The head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran, Mohammad Rastad, has said that there is no hope to find the missing crew members, ISNA reported.

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