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Tanker Managed By Israeli Billionaire Attacked Off Oman, 2 Crew Killed

• Zero Hedge

The UK Defence Ministry is confirming an overnight attack on an Israeli-managed tanker in the Arabian Sea off the Coast of Oman. Though few details have been given, or whether the incident could have been related to piracy - which is not uncommon in those waters - suspicions are on Iran given the recent history of tit-for-tat vessel attacks in Mideast waters.

London-based Zodiac Maritime, owned by Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer, has issued a statement saying two crew members died as a result of the attack, including one Romanian and one British crew member, aboard what's been identified as the "Mercer Street" petroleum products tanker.

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