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The location of the explosion, near a lifeboat at the rear starboard side of the ship, suggested the blast was unlikely to have been caused by oil on the tanker, Mitsui OSK was quoted as saying by the transport ministry. "In addition, a crew member saw light on the horizon just before the explosion, so (Mitsui OSK) believes there is a possibility it was caused by an outside attack," the ministry said in a statement.
Originally posted by boondock-saint
another thing bothered me about this incident
was just how fast all this info got out.
Kinda reminded me of 9/11 when they
dropped Bin Laden in America's lap
in less than a couple hrs after the towers
fell. And need I remind everyone about
the BBC news report of Bldg 7 coming
down when it was still standing in the
background as if scripted. This sounds