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Firefighters Still Battling Iranian Oil Tanker Blaze In East China Sea After 6 days

Six days after a fire broke out on an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of China, firefighters are still struggling to extinguish the blaze, as criticism mounted in Tehran over whether enough was being done to locate dozens of its missing crew members, The Guardian reports. The Sanchi, carrying 136,000 tons of light crude oil from Iran to South Korea, has been in flames since colliding with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, 160 nautical miles east of Shanghai on Saturday. All 21 Chinese crew members from the Crystal have been rescued. One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing with officials in Iran hoping they have found sanctuary on an…