Black smoke rises from the oil tanker New Diamond, about 60km off Sri Lanka's eastern coast on Thursday. Photo: Sri Lankan Air Force handout via AFP
Black smoke rises from the oil tanker New Diamond, about 60km off Sri Lanka's eastern coast on Thursday. Photo: Sri Lankan Air Force handout via AFP
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Tanker with 2 million barrels of oil catches fire off Sri Lanka

  • One Filipino crew member injured and another missing from the New Diamond, navy says
  • Ships from Russia and India helping to battle blaze

Black smoke rises from the oil tanker New Diamond, about 60km off Sri Lanka's eastern coast on Thursday. Photo: Sri Lankan Air Force handout via AFP
Black smoke rises from the oil tanker New Diamond, about 60km off Sri Lanka's eastern coast on Thursday. Photo: Sri Lankan Air Force handout via AFP
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