Raw: Sunken Iranian Tanker’s Oil Burning In Sea

Chinese state media say oil from a sunken Iranian tanker is burning in the East China Sea. Iranian state TV says the Sanchi sank on Sunday. It collided with a freighter on January 6th. 3 bodies from the tanker’s 30-member crew were recovered. (Jan. 15)

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Fierce fire & black smoke at sea after oil tanker explodes & sinks off Chinese coast

At least 10km2 have been contaminated as the Sanchi oil tanker, carrying 136,000 tons of condensate from Iran, exploded and sank on Sunday around noon, nine days after a collision with a bulk freighter east of the Yangtze River estuary off Shanghai on Jan 6.

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