Gulf of Oman: Washington points the finger at Iran in the attack on the oil tanker

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The United States suggested that the attack that targeted the Pacific Zircon oil tanker off the coast of Oman was carried out by an Iranian drone.

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said: “In light of the available information, we are confident that Iran was most likely involved in this attack using a drone.”

An oil tanker was hit by a missile off the coast of Oman on Tuesday evening, which caused minor damage to the hull of the tanker.

The accident did not cause any human injuries, nor did the cargo that was carrying the Pacific Zircon tanker leak, according to what was announced on Wednesday by the management of the Eastern Pacific Shipping Company, the owner of the tanker.

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