Red Sea explosion sets Iranian oil tanker on fire

An explosion in the Red Sea set an Iranian oil tanker on fire, the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) reported.

The explosion damaged two of the tanker’s reservoirs, ISNA said, and oil is currently spilling into the Red Sea.

The tanker, which belongs to the National Iranian Oil Company, was 96 kilometers (60 miles) offshore of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when the explosion occurred.

Iranian “technical experts” believe the explosion was a “terrorist attack,” ISNA said.

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