IRNA says Iranian search and rescue teams have picked up 44 sailors from the two damaged tankers in the GulfDUBAI: Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew have been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck. Iranian search and rescue teams picked up 44 sailors from the two damaged tankers in the Gulf, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed informed source. The sailors were taken to the Iranian port of Jask, IRNA reported. Twenty-one crew abandoned ship and were picked up by Iranian search and rescue teams, IRNA reported. “We are aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
Source: The Express Tribune June 13, 2019 08:48 UTC