Death Toll of Explosion on Brazilian Oil Ship Rises to 5

February 12, 2015 3:47 PM

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Two bodies were found inside an oil ship that exploded off Brazil's coast, increasing the death toll to five, the oil workers union said Thursday.

The Oil Workers Union of the state of Espirito Santo, where Wednesday's explosion took place, said rescue teams are searching for four who remain missing. It said 10 workers were injured in the blast.

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