One person was killed and six got injured after an oil tanker explosion took place off Hong Kong on April 16.
s the Hong Kong Government Flying Services informed, they were notified of an explosion on an oil tanker in waters 300km (186 miles) to the east of Hong Kong.
A fire on the oil tanker was put out by the time rescuers arrived, as AFP news agency reported. However, the ship is believed to have lost its mobility.
The cause of the explosion is still unclear, while authorities were unable to confirm if there were oil spills.
After the explosion, authorities deployed an aircraft and two helicopters to rescue seven crew members. When the rescuers arrived at incident scene, they were informed that one person had died.
In addition, three men where injured, including one with second-degree burns covering 30% of his body and others with burns on their faces.
Three more had less serious injuries such as lacerations and burns.