The explosion of an oil tanker (4 photos)

On Sunday in the Yellow Sea 32 kilometers from the South Korean city of Incheon oil tanker exploded «Doola 3". Five people were killed and six missing. Rescuers managed to evacuate five members of the crew. Currently tanker banked, half submerged in water.
The reasons of the explosion is not yet established.

The explosion occurred when the ship was at a considerable distance from the sea border with North Korea, so the probability that the cause of the explosion was an attack from North Korea, is extremely small, he said in an interview with the AFP news agency the representative of the South Korean Coast Guard.

According to AFP, on board were 16 people in the team were citizens of South Korea and Myanmar.

At the time of the explosion on the tanker cargo was not strong oil leakage has occurred.


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