Oil Tanker Mysteriously Explodes


An explosion rocked an oil tanker on Sunday, causing a small fire in one of its engines, state media said, reports The Jerusalem Post.

The incident 

The fire on the ship was extinguished by the crew quickly with no casualties, it said.

“The technical fault took place in one of the engines of the oil tanker near the coast… it caused a small fire and a plume of smoke,” state media said.

Local radio station said earlier that an explosion had hit a tanker during maintenance work after it had caught fire a few days earlier while offloading its oil cargo.

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Source : The Jerusalem Post


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