U.S. Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack

U.S. Navy Fifth Fleet Commander Sean Kido speaks to journalists at a U.S. NAVCENT facility near the port of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (Reuters) – The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week, saying the mines bore a striking resemblance to Iranian ones. The United States, waging a “maximum pressure” […]

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