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Oil tanker, frigate in accident off Norway, seven injured - police

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Oil tanker, frigate in accident off Norway, seven injured - police

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OSLO (Reuters) - An oil tanker and a Norwegian navy frigate were involved in an accident near the coast of western Norway on Thursday, injuring seven people, police said in a statement.

The KNM Helge Ingstad frigate was taking on water and evacuating its crew of 137. There were no reports of damage or leaks from the oil tanker, rescue services told Norway's TV2.

TV2 identified the tanker as the Sola TS.

(Reporting by Terje Solsvik; Editing by Darren Schuettler)

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