WORLD Blast on tanker kills 2 in Russia's Far East

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Blast on tanker kills 2 in Russia's Far East

Xinhua

10:55, November 03, 2019

MOSCOW -- A mixture of gas and air went off on board an oil tanker in Nakhodka Bay in Russia's Far East on Saturday, leaving two people dead and another missing.

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No blaze was observed and investigators have launched a criminal case over the incident, Sputnik news agency reported, citing a statement from the regional branch of the Russian Investigative Committee.

A spokesperson of the Nakhodka port authority told Sputnik that the name of the tanker is Zaliv Amerika.

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