DUBAI, Oct 11 (Reuters) - An explosion has set an Iranian oil tanker on fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah, Iran’s Students News Agency ISNA reported on Friday, adding that experts believed it was a “terrorist attack”.
An explosion in an oil tanker that belongs to National Iranian Oil Company has set the vessel on fire 60 miles from the Saudi port city of Jeddah. The explosion has caused heavy damages and oil is spilling in the Red Sea, unnamed sources told ISNA.
“Experts believe it was a terrorist attack.” (Writing by Parisa Hafezi Editing by Shri Navaratnam)
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