Eyewitnesses said the explosion on the tanker Nakhodka
The witnesses of the incident on the tanker "Zaliv Amerika" in the port city of Nakhodka, told Last news that part of the deck tore Like a tin can.
He added that other members of the crew are not damaged, and said that there was a small fire but was quickly extinguished.
According to another witness, this morning was a loud Bang." We shuddered when he came out to see what had happened, I saw that raised a large cloud (of smoke) in the vicinity of Cape Astaf'eva, " said He.
The news Agency also stressed that often the reason for such emergency is the fault of the lighting.
video from the scene shows that the deck of the ship in the middle broke off and raised, stuck metal fasteners.
on inaccurate data, on the tanker "Zaliv Amerika" occurred cotton gas-air mixture. The fire was not observed. 3 crew members were thrown into the sea, two of them lost their lives, the third went under water in front of other sailors and rescuers. It until was found.
As stated, the dead and the missing is the first mate, boatswain and a sailor. In the company-shipowner "Naiad" did not want to comment on these data.
SK filed a case on the criminal code on violation of safety rules causing death of 2 or more persons. Investigators examine the scene and interview the witnesses.