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<p>Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. 

An oil tanker carrying around $9 million worth of petroleum products collided with a container vessel off the Dubai coast on Tuesday, setting both vessels on fire and sending up a thick plume of black smoke.


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Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. An oil tanker carrying around $9 million worth of petroleum products collided with a container vessel off the Dubai coast on Tuesday,...more

Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. An oil tanker carrying around $9 million worth of petroleum products collided with a container vessel off the Dubai coast on Tuesday, setting both vessels on fire and sending up a thick plume of black smoke. REUTERS/Matthias Seifert

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<p>Rescue boats try to contain an oil spill off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. 

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Rescue boats try to contain an oil spill off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/The Media Office/Handout

Rescue boats try to contain an oil spill off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/The Media Office/Handout

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<p>Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. 


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Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Matthias Seifert

Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Matthias Seifert

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<p>Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. 


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Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Matthias Seifert

Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Matthias Seifert

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<p>Rescue boats try to contain an oil spill off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. 

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Rescue boats try to contain an oil spill off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/The Media Office/Handout

Rescue boats try to contain an oil spill off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/The Media Office/Handout

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<p>Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. 


REUTERS/Matthias Seifert </p>

Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Matthias Seifert

Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Matthias Seifert

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<p>Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. 


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Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

Smoke billows into the sky off the coast of Dubai after two ships collided causing a fire, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

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