Iran rescues sailors of tankers affected in Sea of OmanChristian Fernsby ▼ | June 13, 2019
An informed source told IRNA that 44 sailors of the two foreign oil tankers which were hit by explosions in the Sea of Oman this morning have been rescued by an Iranian vessel in coordination with Hormuzgan's maritime search and rescue center.
Middle East Sea of Oman
The two tankers, the Marshal Islands-flagged and the Panama-flagged, were on their ways to Taiwan and Singapore from Qatar and Saudi Arabia, respectively, the source said.
Earlier, foreign media had reported that two oil tankers had been hit by explosions in the Sea of Oman. ■