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A Greek-operated oil tanker has been damaged by a mine explosion near a Saudi port in the Red Sea, the local authorities have confirmed. The explosion took place within the limits of the port of Jiddah in the Saudi Arabia ’s Jazan province, which borders war-torn Yemen to the south, and
The Explosion of Sabity Oil tanker occurred on 11 October 2019 and damaged two storerooms aboard the oil tanker Sabity belonging to the National Iranian Tanker Company sailling to Syria, into the Red Sea near the Saudi port city of Jiddah.
An explosion has damaged an oil tanker off the coast of Saudi Arabia in the Red Sea near the border with Yemen, according to a private security firm.
The blast on Wednesday hit the MT Agrari, a Maltese-flagged, Greek-managed vessel off the coast of Shuqaiq.
A statement from the Agrari’s operators quoted by The Associated Press news agency said the tanker “was attacked by an unknown source”.
“The Agrari was struck about 1 meter above the waterline and has suffered a breach. It has been confirmed that the crew are safe and there have been no injuries.”
The ship was still floating off the coast and had been boarded by Saudi officials, the company said. Saudi Arabia did not immediately acknowledge the incident.
Ambrey, a British security firm, reported the blast and attributed it to a mine.
It came after a cruise missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck an oil facility in Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea city of Jeddah on Monday.
A Saudi-led military coalition has been battling the Houthis since March 2015.
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A Greek-operated oil tanker has been damaged by a mine explosion near a Saudi port in the Red Sea, the local authorities have confirmed. The explosion took place within the limits of the port of Jiddah in the Saudi Arabia ’s Jazan province, which borders war-torn Yemen to the south, and www.rt.com
The Explosion of Sabity Oil tanker occurred on 11 October 2019 and damaged two storerooms aboard the oil tanker Sabity belonging to the National Iranian Tanker Company sailling to Syria, into the Red Sea near the Saudi port city of Jiddah. en.wikipedia.org
And Saudi Arabia has been embroiled in neighbouring Yemen's civil war since 2015, which has been seen as a proxy for the region's power struggle between Sunni The explosion comes after the US alleged Iran attacked oil tankers last month near the Strait of Hormuz, something denied by Tehran. www.thesun.co.uk
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“The oil tanker sustained damages to the body when it was hit by missiles 96km from the Saudi port city of Jeddah.” The foreign ministry said the tanker had sustained damage from the explosion . “Experts believe it was a terrorist attack,” the agency reported, adding that oil spilled out into the sea
He called Saudi Arabia a longstanding security partner in the region. The attack reportedly took place around 5 a.m. and damaged two storerooms aboard the oil tanker Sabiti, state media reported. It also briefly caused an oil leak into the Red Sea near the Saudi port city of Jiddah that later was stopped