Japan's coastguard was rushing to deal with an explosion and subsequent fire aboard a tanker off the country's coast, officials and the prime minister said. Photo: AFP Japan's coastguard was rushing to deal with an explosion and subsequent fire aboard a tanker off the country's coast, officials and the prime minister said. Photo: AFP
Japan's coastguard was rushing to deal with an explosion and subsequent fire aboard a tanker off the country's coast, officials and the prime minister said. Photo: AFP

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Japan's coastguard was rushing to deal with an explosion and subsequent fire aboard a tanker off the country's coast, officials and the prime minister said. Photo: AFP Japan's coastguard was rushing to deal with an explosion and subsequent fire aboard a tanker off the country's coast, officials and the prime minister said. Photo: AFP
Japan's coastguard was rushing to deal with an explosion and subsequent fire aboard a tanker off the country's coast, officials and the prime minister said. Photo: AFP
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