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Explosions and fire on Aframax crude oil tanker in Indonesia

Christian Fernsby |
Several explosions reported to occur on board of Aframax crude oil tanker Jag Leela in the morning May 11, followed by major fire with billowing black smoke.

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Tanker is drydocked at shipyard Belawan, Medan, Malacca Strait, northern Sumatra, Indonesia, several workers said to suffer burns, they were hospitalized.

Unknown number of workers reportedly is trapped inside.

Fire reportedly, spread to a nearby vessel.

Dozens of fire engines and tugs with water cannons are deoployed.

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