Coincidence? Iranian tanker bursts into flames after collision off China’s coast, leaving entire 32 man crew missing

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Source: Independent

The entire 32-man crew of an Iranian oil tanker are missing after the ship collided with a freighter off China’s eastern coast.

Officials said Iranian vessel Sanchi was involved in a crash with the Hong Kong-registered CF Crystal around 160 nautical miles from Shanghai in the East China Sea on Saturday evening.

China’s Ministry of Transport confirmed the collision caused the tanker to list, throwing the 30 Iranian and two Bangladeshi crew members overboard


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