Iran official: 'No hope' sailors alive on burning oil tanker

Iran official: 'No hope' sailors alive on burning oil tanker

Iranian state TV is quoting an official as saying there's "no hope" of survival for missing sailors on burning oil tanker off China.A report Sunday quoted Mahmoud Rastad, the chief of Iran's maritime agency, as saying: "There is no hope of finding survivors among the (missing) 29 members of the crew."The Sanchin, an Iranian oil tanker, has been on fire since colliding with a freighter last week in the East China Sea.The cause of the collision remains unclear. Three bodies have been recovered ...