Oil Tanker That Caught Fire Towed Out Of Sri Lankan Waters

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An oil tanker which carried crude oil from Kuwait to India and caught fire off Sri Lanka's East Coast is being towed out of the country's waters despite a pending marine pollution claim lodged by Sri Lanka, an official said on Saturday. The Panama-registered New Diamond tanker was carrying 270,000 metric tons of crude oil from Kuwait to India when a boiler explosion in its engine room caused fire on September 3.
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