7 killed in oil tanker explosion in China

Last Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 12:46

Beijing: At least seven persons were killed and another injured on Saturday when an oil tanker exploded and caught fire in the coastal city of Ningbo in China`s eastern Zhejiang Province.

The accident happened at Zhangjianqi shipyard in the city`s Zhenhai District when the 300-tonne vessel was being repaired, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

The fire was extinguished after two and half hour struggle by the fire fighters.

First Published: Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 12:46

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