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Iranian tanker sinks engulfed in flames, official says no hope of survivors
By Becky Davis
ATTENTION - RECASTS with tanker sinks, CHANGES dateline ///
Beijing, Jan 14, 2018 (AFP) - A Iranian oil tanker burst into flames from end to end and sank Sunday, eight days after a collision with a cargo ship off China, state media said.
A Tehran official said even before news of the sinking that there was no hope of saving some 30 missing crewmen. But Chinese officials played down fears of a m ...