Iran says two missiles hit its tanker off Saudi coast – Gulf tensions

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Iran's state-run news agency says two rockets struck an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Saudi Arabia, Defence.az reports citing TRT World.


IRNA quoted a statement from Iran's national oil tanker firm as saying an attack targeted a tanker it identified as the Sabity.

It said the attack happened early on Friday morning.

The crew were all reported safe and the fire under control.

There was no immediate response from Saudi Arabia. 

The US Navy's 5th Fleet, which oversees the Mideast, says it was aware of the incident, but declined to immediately comment further.



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Iran says two missiles hit its tanker off Saudi coast – Gulf tensions

2019/10/1570777547.jpg
Read: 671     11:56     11 October 2019    

Iran's state-run news agency says two rockets struck an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Saudi Arabia, Defence.az reports citing TRT World.


IRNA quoted a statement from Iran's national oil tanker firm as saying an attack targeted a tanker it identified as the Sabity.

It said the attack happened early on Friday morning.

The crew were all reported safe and the fire under control.

There was no immediate response from Saudi Arabia. 

The US Navy's 5th Fleet, which oversees the Mideast, says it was aware of the incident, but declined to immediately comment further.



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