Ship hijacked in Gulf of Oman diverts to Iranian waters

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An oil tanker was boarded by armed men near the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and diverted towards Iranian waters, according to UK Maritime Trade Operations.

UKMTO Reported on social media The unnamed vessel was boarded by four or five unauthorized persons early Thursday morning about 50 nautical miles east of Sohar, Oman.

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