Reuters quoted the British Maritime Commerce Operations Authority as saying a drone circled – on Friday morning – a ship within the Gulf of Oman. The authority stated the beleaguered vessel and all of its crew have been secure, and the accident occurred two days after the march focused a tanker partly owned by an Israeli businessman.
The Maritime Commerce Operations Authority, which is affiliated with the British Navy, stated the accident occurred 92 km southwest of the Omani capital Muscat, and the authority didn't specify the kind of vessel. .
This incident comes two days after an oil tanker was attacked off the coast of Oman, and the US army's central command stated on the time that the assault was carried out by a booby-trapped Iranian march, whereas that Bloomberg stated the tanker was partly owned by an Israeli businessman.
An Israeli official accused Iran of being behind the assault the day earlier than yesterday, Wednesday, whereas the “Noor Information” website – affiliated with Iran's Supreme Nationwide Safety Council – accused Israel, and stated the “Hebrew-Arab axis” goals to “cost the air” towards Iran forward of the beginning of the World Cup. Soccer in Qatar subsequent Sunday.
Jap Pacific Delivery, which operates the tanker Pacific Zircon, stated the tanker sustained minor injury with no accidents and no diesel cargo leaking.
The corporate had stated the tanker was hit by a missile about 150 miles (277 km) off the coast of Oman.
It ought to be famous that various assaults on oil tankers and industrial vessels within the Gulf have been recorded in recent times at a time of escalating regional tensions, particularly between Western nations and Iran, and between Tel Aviv and Tehran.
Israel has beforehand accused Iran of attacking a drone tanker on an Israeli-linked tanker on July 29, 2021 whereas crusing off the coast of Oman, which killed a former British soldier and a Romanian citizen.
Tehran denied on the time being answerable for the strike.