According to Mikrofonnews agency (MHA), Commander of Chinese search teams say all of the crew members of the Iranian stricken oil tanker have been killed immediately after the tanker collided with a cargo vessel off China coast on January 6.
The tanker is still burning caused the search teams to stay away from the area due to the huge blaze and toxic gas. 31 crew of the oil tanker, two of them from Bangladesh, were missing, but bodies of at least two Iranian crew members were found on Monday.
21 Chinese crews of the cargo ship was rescued hours after the incident happened. China announced on Friday that strong winds have pushed the burning oil tanker into Japan’s exclusive economic zone.
Chinese rescue teams forced to retreated following at least two explosions in the Iranian oil tanker.