Oil Tanker Caught in Flames in East Coast of Sri Lanka

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Russian officials announced on Thursday that the country has dispatched ships to assist the New Diamond oil tanker, which is reportedly in flames. Earlier in the day, a Sri Lankan navy spokesman said that the country had dispatched an aircraft and two navy ships to assist a fully loaded very large crude carrier (VLCC), the New Diamond that has caught fire off Sri Lanka’s east coast, Sputnik News reported.