Tanker Sinks, Two Killed After Explosion off Albania, ANA Says

Two sailors died and one is missing following an explosion on an oil tanker yesterday off the Albanian coast, Greece’s state-run Athens News Agency said.

The Sierra Leone-flagged ship with 15 crew members aboard had already unloaded its oil cargo when it sank following the explosion, 3 nautical miles from the Albanian port of Durres, ANA reported today, citing the Albanian police.

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