Boat carrying oil explodes, one dead

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Rescuers in the central province of Quang Ngai Monday found the body of a man who was killed when a boat carrying oil exploded at sea the day before.

 

The accident, which took place early in the morning, also injured four others, including the boat's owner, 56-year-old Nguyen Thanh Minh,

 

The boat, carrying 14 tons of oil, was headed to the adjacent province of Quang Nam.

 

Local agencies speculated that the explosion was caused by electrical leakage.

 

An investigation has been launched into the accident.

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