Iran blamed after two large oil tankers hit with explosives

TWO oil tankers – the Front Altair and the Kokuka Courageous – were hit by explosives near the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic artery for international oil markets, driving up the price of Brent overnight by 4% to US$62 per barrel.

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Image provided: Office of Mike Pompeo. AAP.

 

United States secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that while there is no concrete evidence the Trump administration believe Iran is responsible for two attacks in the Gulf of Oman yesterday.