Overseas Network, Oct. 11, according to Russian Satellite News Agency, 11, Irans National Petroleum Corporations oil tanker exploded and caught fire near the port of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 11, causing serious damage to ships, resulting in oil spills into the Red Sea.
The ship, operated by the National Iranian Oil Company, caught fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah, Russias Satellite News Agency reported Wednesday. Reported that the explosion occurred on the hull, causing damage to two main facilities of the tanker.
According to experts quoted on the website of the Islamic Student News Agency of Iran (ISNA), the relevant departments are investigating the incident, which experts also said could be an act of terrorism. At present, no crew members were injured.