World holds breath as US ship ‘hijacked’ off coast of UAE – Iran tensions sky-rocket

World holds breath as US ship ‘hijacked’ off coast of UAE – Iran tensions sky-rocket

A group of eight or nine armed people are believed to have boarded the vessel amid reports a tanker has been seized. UK Maritime Trade Operations described the incident as a “potential hijack”.

A security source told Sky News there was an “unauthorised” boarding in the Gulf of Oman.

They said: “It was an unauthorised boarding in the Gulf of Oman.”

It is believed that there is no British link to the tanker.

More to follow…

Published at Tue, 03 Aug 2021 16:33:26 +0000