Weather hampers efforts to contain oil tanker fire off China coast

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Body of sailor from Sanchi found and 31 others missing amid fears of environmental catastrophe after crash with container ship

Bad weather has hindered efforts to contain a tanker fire and oil spill off the coast of China, as environmental groups warned of a potential catastrophe.

The body of one sailor had been found and 31 others were missing after an Iranian-owned tanker collided with a container ship about 160 nautical miles east of Shanghai on Saturday evening. The Sanchi was carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil or about 1m barrels.

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