Clean-up workers drenched in oil
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China oil spill after pipe blast 'worse than thought'

Efforts to clean up an oil slick are continuing in China, amid fears strong winds have dispersed the pollution more widely than previously been thought.

Shipments of oil from the north to the industrial belt in the south have been disrupted since the accident.

The oil spilled into the sea in North East China after two pipelines exploded on Friday night.

The environmental group Greenpeace says the spill is China's worst in recent memory.

  • 21 Jul 2010