Docked Indian oil tanker in China explodes, 4 dead, 3 missing

By Accidents

An Indian oil tanker docked in Chinese shipyard caught fire, exploded and killed 4 people, 3 missing. The tanker has being repaired in the time of the incident. There is information that all of the people were on the ship working when the oil tanker exploded at Haizhou Shipyard in the port city of Zhoushan.

Workers in the area said that the ship was docked and has been repaired at the moment of the explosion. 4 bodies were recovered by the authorities and 3 of the workers are still missing. Rescue operation continues. The nationalities of the victims is not known yet. CCTV showed that the flames triggered the explosion. Investigation will reveal the cause for the tragedy.

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