Indian tanker explosion kills seven in China
03 February 2014
Xinhua News Agency said on January 28 that an Indian oil tanker being repaired at a shipyard in eastern China exploded and caught fire, killing seven Chinese workers. The workers were repairing the 50,000 tonne-capacity vessel when an explosion occurred at Haizhou Shipyard in the port city of Zhoushan.
State-run China Central Television said an open flame triggered the blast but did not provide further details.
Xinhua said the cause was under investigation.