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Media: Iranian tanker on fire off the coast of Saudi Arabia

Iranian news agency ISNA and Reuters report that an Iranian tanker ship has burst into flames after being hit by an explosion off the coast of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. The ship allegedly belongs to Iranian oil company National Petroleum Company.

A series of tanker vessels have recently been at the center of a conflict between a series of countries, including vessel Grace 1 / Adrian Dariya 1, pictured here. | Photo: Jon Nazca/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

An Iranian tanker ship has allegedly erupted in flames after being hit by an explosion off the coast of port city Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

Iranian news agency ISNA and Reuters report that the tanker belongs to Iranian oil company National Petroleum Company.

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