1 dead, 4 injured after chemical tanker burst into flames off Istanbul

By Accidents
Fire on chemical tanker ship in Istanbul killed 1 man and injured 4 others on Monday reported local news agencies.

According to the report, the chemical tanker ship Tibil was along the coast of Marmara on the Asian side of Istanbul while the ship burst in flames and 10 people were safely evacuated.

The fire onboard Tibil tanker ship occurred in the late afternoon on 20 Jan, 2014. Rescue vessels were dispatched to assist the chemical tanker that was erupting billows of smoke.

On the scene of accident with Turkish chemical tanker were dispatched 2 tow vessels and 6 rescue ships to assist the crew members of the tanker and extinguish the fire onboard.