Burning oil tanker Sanchi may explode and sink as body found in search for missing crew


The body of a crew member has been found on a burning oil tanker off China’s east coast.

The victim was among 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis missing after the tanker Sanchi collided with a grain ship 160 miles off Shanghai on Saturday.

Alireza Irvash, from Iran’s consulate in Shanghai, told Iranian state broadcaster IRIB that the body had been found three or four miles from the tanker and “cannot be easily identified”, even though the victim was wearing a fire safety vest.

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Source: Sky News