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At least 140 killed, over 100 injured as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan's Bahawalpur district

At least 140 killed, over 100 injured as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan's Bahawalpur district

At least 140 people were on Sunday charred to death after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames in Bahawalpur district of Pakistan's Punjab Province.

Jun 25, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Tanker carrying ATF overturns near Moolchand underpass in Delhi, fuel spill hits traffic

Tanker carrying ATF overturns near Moolchand underpass in Delhi, fuel spill hits traffic

The traffic movement from South Extension to Ashram has been badly affected, causing much problem to the people heading towards their office.

Jun 20, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Pirates demand ransom for tanker seized off Somalia: EU Naval Force

Pirates off the coast of Somalia, who hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, are demanding a ransom for the release of the vessel, the EU Naval Force said.

Mar 15, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Pirates hijack oil tanker with eight Lankan crew members abroad off Somalia's coast

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said today, in the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel on the crucial global trade route since 2012.

Mar 14, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Tamil Nadu police register cases against tankers over oil spill

Tamil Nadu police on Friday registered cases against the management of two tankers that collided last week leading to a massive oil spill along the coast, that has affected marine life in the area.

Feb 03, 2017, 20:18 PM IST

Over 50 dead in Afghanistan as bus collides with oil tanker

Over 50 people were killed when a passenger bus collided with an oil tanker on a highway in Afghanistan's Samangan province on Thursday, Xinhua news agency quoted police as saying.

Dec 24, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

Russian military says its bombing sharply cut IS oil incomes

Russian warplanes destroyed 15 oil refining and storage facilities in Syria.

Nov 21, 2015, 04:10 AM IST
Hijacked Orkim Harmony tanker released, pirates escape

Hijacked Orkim Harmony tanker released, pirates escape

The hijacked oil tanker Orkim Harmony has been released by pirates, who fled in the ship`s rescue boat, Malaysian navy and maritime officials said on Friday.

Jun 19, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Second small oil tanker goes missing in Malaysia this month

  A small-sized oil tanker went missing off the southeast coast of Malaysia close to Singapore over the weekend in what could be the second hijacking of such a vessel this month, maritime officials said on Monday.

Jun 15, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

Oil tanker catches fire, sparks blaze in Punjabi Bagh

 A major blaze broke out in west Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area here this afternoon after an oil tanker caught fire and the flames spread to a nearby warehouse.

Jun 03, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

One tanker attacked in SE Asia every two weeks: Piracy watchdog

Pirates attack one small coastal oil tanker every two weeks in the waters off Southeast Asia, which remained the world`s piracy hotspot in the first quarter, the International Maritime Bureau said Tuesday.

Apr 21, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

62 killed as bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan

 At least 62 people, including women and children, were on Sunday killed when their overcrowded bus collided head-on with a speeding oil tanker, sparking a major fire in southern Pakistan, in the deadliest road accident to hit the country in recent times.

Jan 11, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

Bus-oil tanker collision kills 57 in Pakistan

At least 57 people were killed and scores injured today when a speeding oil tanker crashed into an over crowded passenger bus on the highway in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.

Jan 11, 2015, 06:19 AM IST

Bangladesh salvages oil-leaking sunken tanker in Sundarbans

Bangladesh on Thursday retrieved an oil-leaking sunken tanker, two days after it capsized in a river at the Sundarbans, as the oil overnight spread in 34,000 hectares at the world's largest mangrove forest.

Dec 12, 2014, 00:49 AM IST

Sweden ready to use force against suspected submarine

Sweden`s armed forces chief warned Tuesday it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine its navy has been hunting for days.

Oct 21, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

Hijacked Singaporean ship released near Nigeria: Seoul

A hijacked Singaporean oil tanker carrying 21 sailors was released on Sunday a week after being seized by pirates in waters off Ghana in west Africa, Seoul`s foreign ministry said.

Aug 03, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Gunmen shoot up NATO oil tanker in southwest Pakistan

Gunmen in restive southwest Pakistan on Sunday fired bullets at an oil tanker carrying fuel bound for NATO troops in Afghanistan, setting the vehicle and a car ablaze, police said.

Jun 08, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

Divers search for missing Japanese captain after tanker blast

Divers on Friday were searching for the captain of an oil tanker that exploded and sank off the Japanese coast.

May 30, 2014, 09:41 AM IST

Oil tanker sinks off Japan after huge explosion

An oil tanker on Thursday sank off the Japanese coast after a large explosion and subsequent fire sent towering columns of acrid smoke into the sky.

May 29, 2014, 21:35 PM IST

Pirates kidnap 3 on Japanese tanker off Malaysia

Armed pirates attacked a Japanese oil tanker in the Straits of Malacca stealing three million litres of diesel and abducted three Indonesian crew members, fuelling piracy concerns in one of the world`s busiest waterways.

Apr 23, 2014, 13:05 PM IST