The Iranian navy announced that an “Iranian oil tanker was attacked by pirate boats near Muscat off Oman’s northeastern coast in the Gulf of Oman, off the Arabian Sea, and another oil tanker was attacked close to the Bab el-Mandeb strait, off the coast of Somalia.” According to the statement, the Iranian warships patrolling the area rushed to the aid of the oil tankers upon receiving the distress calls.
IRIN thwarts pirate attack on Iranian oil tankers
- Published: 505 days ago on Monday, 28 May 2012
- By: Iran Daily Brief
- Last Modified: May 28, 2012 @ 3:12 pm
- Filed Under: Military
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