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Reports of oil tanker 'explosion' in Gulf of Oman

New Zealand Herald Thursday, 13 June 2019 ()
Reports of oil tanker 'explosion' in Gulf of OmanTwo oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, were reportedly attacked on Thursday, the US Navy said, with one adrift and on fire amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran and a high-stakes...
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The Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Thursday that the Front Altair, an oil tanker damaged in an attack in the Gulf of Oman, had sunk. According to Reuters, Earlier reports had said the tanker was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha, a flammable liquid hydrocarbon. Iranian search and rescue teams...

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