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Saudi oil tankers attacked close to UAE waters: power minister

Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters: energy minister

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Power Minister Khalid al-Falih stated on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers have been focused on Sunday in “a sabotage assault” off the coast of Fujairah, a part of the United Arab Emirates, threatening the safety of world oil provides.

One of many two vessels was on its solution to be loaded with Saudi crude oil from the port of Ras Tanura, to be delivered to state-owned oil firm Saudi Aramco’s clients in the USA, Falih stated in an announcement carried by state information company SPA.

The assault didn’t result in any casualties or an oil spill however triggered vital injury to the constructions of the 2 vessels, he added.

On Sunday, the UAE international ministry stated 4 business vessels have been focused by “sabotage operations” close to the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates with out inflicting casualties. It gave no particulars of the character of the sabotage.

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