Oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman – explosions heard and distress calls sent

The UK Maritime Trade Operations has warned of an unspecified incident and is urging “extreme caution”.

The maritime safety group put out the alert early this morning.

The Gulf of Oman connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz, which then runs to the Persian Gulf.

It borders Iran and Pakistan on the north, Oman on the south, and the United Arab Emirates on the west.

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