Oil Tanker Sinks Off China's Coast After Burning For Over A Week

The tanker had 32 people on board when it collided with a Chinese freighter off the coast of Shanghai Jan. 6.
Posted at 1:44 PM, Jan 14, 2018

An Iranian oil tanker that had been burning for over a week sank Sunday, according to Chinese media.

The tanker collided with a Chinese freighter nearly 200 miles off the coast of Shanghai on Jan. 6. 

On Saturday, salvage workers found two bodies; another body was found last Monday. Iranian officials said the remaining crew members are presumed dead.

There were 32 people aboard the ship at the time of the collision.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.