An Indian oil tanker undergoing repairs in an eastern China shipyard caught fire and exploded on Tuesday morning, killing seven Chinese workers, the State-run Xinhua news agency reported.
The tanker exploded when seven workers were carrying out repairs at the Haizhou shipyard in Zhoushan, a city in the eastern Zhejiang province.
Victims are Chinese
A spokesperson at the Zhejiang Work Safety Supervision Bureau said the cause of the accident was still being investigated. All the victims of the blast were Chinese, the spokesperson told Xinhua.