'No hope of survivors' in Iranian tanker fire: official

An Iranian official said Sunday there was no chance any crew members had survived among the 32 aboard an oil tanker on fire off the coast of China for more than a week."There is no hope of finding survivors among the members of the crew," Mohammad Rastad, spokesman for the Iranian rescue team dispatched to Shanghai, told Iran's state broadcaster. He added that two-thirds of the Iranian tanker was now under water.The Sanchi, carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil from Iran, has been in flames since colliding with the...

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By: France 24 - Sunday, 14 January

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