New images from suspected Gulf oil tankers attacks released by US military

Must Read

Sanju Samson to replace Shikhar Dhawan in T20 series against WI

Sanju Samson will replace injured Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan in the T20s series against West Indies starting from next...

Supreme Court lashes out on Centre & Delhi govts for Rising Pollution

The Apex Court of the Country, the Supreme Court on Monday lashed the Central and State Government for their...

Harbhajan Singh wishes BCCI Prez Sourav Ganguly to change Selection Panel

The Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Monday urged Sourav Ganguly, President of BCCI (The Board of Control for Cricket...

Washington DC, June 18: The United States military has on Tuesday released some new images that showed the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) removing unexploded mine from a Japanese-owned oil tanker, following the last week’s two oil tankers attack in the Gulf of Oman.

According to Al-Jazeera news reports, the images which were released on Monday showed a hole on the Kokuka Courageous vessel’s side. The latest release of images follows the last Thursday’s released grainy video which Washington said depicted Iran’s IRGC trying to remove an unexploded mine from the Japanese vessel.

The US has blamed Tehran for the suspected and reported damaged oil tankers attacks near the disputed Strait of Hormuz, leaving one of the vessels ablaze and both adrift.

In an official statement, including some still images, the US army’s Central Command said, “Iran is responsible for the attack based on video evidence and the resources and proficiency needed to quickly remove the unexploded limpet mine.”

Earlier on May 12, the US has blamed Iran for similar oil vessels attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The US has already tightened sanctions over Iran and also moved to cut off its oil production to “zero” since President Donald Trump withdrew America from the landmark 2015 international nuclear deal, the International Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which aims to curb Iran’s nuclear capabilities in exchange of sanctions relief.

 

Also read: 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Offline discovery and rewards space Magicpin passes annual gross merchandise value of $1 billion

Magicpin, an offline discovery and rewards platform, has surpassed annual gross merchandise value (GMV) of $1 billion (approx INR...

Delhi fire tragedy: PM, Delhi CM and Bihar CM announce ex-gratia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs each from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for family of those...

Unnao victim’s kin: ‘No cremation, until CM Yogi visits us’

The Unnao rape victim's family has refused to cremate her body until Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath visits them and assures strict...

Delhi: Fire at Luggage Manufacturing Factory Claims Lives of 43 People

Massive fire broke out at 5AM on Sunday, at a luggage manufacturing factory in north Delhi and claimed lives of 43 people. People who...

Integrated logistics startup Allcargo buys controlling stake in Gati for around INR 416 cr

Marking its foray into the express logistics race, Allcargo, an integrated logistics startup, has reportedly bought a majority stake in Gati Ltd for around...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This