Vessel ablaze | A tanker with 2mn barrels of oil on board catches fire off Sri Lanka coast

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    Fire rages for a second day on the Panama-flagged ‘New Diamond’ tanker east of Sri Lanka. According to a navy spokesman, one crew member is missing and presumed dead, and the rest have been evacuated. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv #RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow, London, Paris and Washington studios to over 100 countries. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.

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