Indian oil tanker being repaired in eastern China explodes; 4 people killed, 3 missing

Chinese state media say an explosion on an Indian oil tanker being repaired at a shipyard in eastern China has killed four people and left three missing.

The official Xinhua News Agency says seven men were working on the ship when the explosion occurred Tuesday. There was no report of an oil spill.

State-run China Central Television says authorities recovered four bodies and were searching for the three other men. The reports did not identify the men's nationalities.

CCTV said an open flame triggered the blast but did not provide further details.