Iranian Oil Tanker Drifts Into Japanese Waters As Fires Rage On

The Iranian oil tanker that collided with another vessel in the East China Sea is now drifting towards the Japanese exclusive economic zone due to strong winds, according to emerging reports, which say the fuel on the ship continues to cause small explosions and fires. The Japanese coast guard told reporters that the ship, named Sanchi, stood 186 miles northwest of the city of Sokkozaki, located in the northern part of the country, as of Thursday. A new report from the Wall Street Journal also notes that the Chinese freighter and the Iranian tanker…

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