Image copyright AFP Image caption Four ships, consisting of the Saudi vessel Amjad( imagined above ), were screwed up earlier this year An explosion has triggered a fire on an Iranian tanker near the coast of Saudi Arabia, Iranian media state.
The vessel, from Iran’s national oil company (NOIC), was 60 miles (97km) from the Saudi port city of Jeddah when the occurrence happened, reports said.
The ship’s 2 main storage tanks were said to be harmed, triggering an oil spill into the Red Sea, however no-one was hurt.
NOIC declared the vessel was hit by rockets, but did not provide evidence.
Iran’s nationwide tanker company (NITC) stated the fire had actually been put out and the oil spillage minimized to a minimum, according to the news site Iran Front Page.