Israel blames Iran for alleged explosion on board ship in Gulf of Oman

A car carrier was reportedly struck by an explosion in the Gulf of Oman Friday. According to Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, it is "clear" that Iran was behind he attack, reports Reuters.

Photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

A ship used to transport cars was, according to several media, struck by an explosion while sailing in the Gulf of Oman last week.

According to security firm Dryad Global, the vessel in question is Helios Ray, owned by Israeli shipping company Helios, registered in Isle of Man.

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