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Japan tanker explosion: Aerial footage from scene

29 May 2014 Last updated at 10:13 BST

One person is missing after an oil tanker exploded off Japan's coast, officials say.

Seven other people were reportedly injured in the incident on board the Shoko Maru, with four suffering serious burns.

Aerial footage from the scene shows coastguard vessels attempting to control the fire near Himeji port.

Its cause is still unknown.

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