China oil spill sparks fears of environmental disaster

China oil spill sparks fears of environmental disaster
 

There are fears of a growing environmental disaster in the East China Sea as a tanker continues to leak oil two days after colliding with a cargo ship.
The Sanchi tanker was still ablaze on Monday morning, reports said.
The crew, 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, remain missing.
The US Navy has sent a military aircraft to help China with the rescue efforts which have been hampered by the blaze and oil slick.
The extent of the spill and environmental hazard are still unclear.
The tanker had been carrying an ultra-light form of oil known as condensate which in the case of a spill can be more... read more

 
8 January 2018 in World News, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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