Dozens of people disappear after tanker and freighter collide near Chinese shore

Source : 112 Ukraine

32 people were on board of the tanker
13:04, 7 January 2018

Near the Eastern shore of China, a Panamanian oil tanker and Hong Kongese freighter collided, and 32 people are missing, as Ria news informs sourcing the Central television of China.

The vessels collided at 20:00 on Jan.6. As a result, the connection with the tanker was lost.

The Panamanian vessel is owned by an Iranian company, and there were 32 people on board, 30 of them are citizens of Iran, and two more are from Bangladesh.

Rescuers arrived on site, and on the video, it’s seen that the vessel was engulfed in flames.

The crew of the Hong Kongese vessel consisted of 21 people and all of them were rescued.

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