Navy Responds to Suspected Attack on Oil Tankers in Gulf of Oman, Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions - USA DAILY NEWS

Navy Responds to Suspected Attack on Oil Tankers in Gulf of Oman, Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions

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DUBAI—Two tankers were damaged in attacks off the coast of Iran early Thursday, sending oil prices sharply higher amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran following assaults on vessels last month.

Damage to one of the ships was extensive, including a fire and a hole at the water line that was consistent with a hit by a torpedo or other projectile, according to early assessments.

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