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New suspected attack on freight vessel in Gulf of Oman

Reports of a freight vessel being hijacked in the Gulf of Oman leads to new accusations between Iran and the West following a series of attacks on the merchant fleet in the region. The hijacking may already have been resolved, according to various media.

Photo: RULA ROUHANA/REUTERS / X07390

Reports of another attack on board a freight vessel in the Gulf of Oman has heightened political tension in the region.

The attack follows a drone attack just a few days ago on Japanese merchant vessel Mercer Street, which killed two crew members on board.

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