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. Irans National Petroleum Corporation says the explosion was triggered by a missile.
According to the Russian Satellite News Agency reported on the 11th, the ship was operated by the Iranian National Petroleum Corporation and caught fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah 100 kilometers. According to the report, the explosion occurred on the ships hull, causing damage to two major 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.