Three vessels on fire after explosion, 4 people missing, Yangtze river

Feb. 19, 2017 at 05:52 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Three vessels were engulfed in flames after an explosion on one of them at night Feb 17, on Yangtze river at Nanjing. 12 people were thrown into the water by an explosion, 4 of them went missing. The biggest vessel among those three was product tanker CHUQI18, at least one other is a tanker, too. Details are sketchy, it is known, that fire was extinguished after several hours of firefight. On a photo vessels affected by explosion and fire next day after accident.

Three vessels on fire after explosion, 4 people missing, Yangtze river