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Iran official: 'No hope' sailors alive on burning oil tanker<
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian state TV is quoting an official as saying there's "no hope" of survival for missing sailors on burning oil tanker off China.
A report Sunday quoted Mahmoud Rastad, the chief of Iran's maritime agency, as saying: "There is no hope of finding survivors among the (missing) 29 members of the crew."
The Sanchi, an Iranian oil tanker, has been on fire since co ...