Iran oil tanker explodes, sinks off China with no survivors

  • AP Photo/Vahid Salemi

    A friend of sailors who died aboard a tanker that sank off the coast of China speaks as families, friends and colleagues gather at the headquarters of the National Iranian Tanker Company, in Tehran, Iran, Sunday.

TEHRAN, Iran — A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank Sunday after more than a week listing off the coast of China, as an Iranian official acknowledged there was “no hope” of missing sailors surviving the disaster.