Blast-stricken tankers to be assessed off UAE

The two oil tankers, that became subject of two subsequent attacks on Thursday while transiting the Gulf of Oman, are being assessed off the coast of the United Arab Emirates before their cargoes are unloaded, the ships’ operators said on Sunday.

Watch: 13 crew rescued from burning tanker in UAE

More than a dozen of seafarers were rescued, after a fire erupted onboard an oil tanker in Khalid Port, UAE, in the morning hours of Wednesday. The ship was reportedly carrying thousands of tonnes of diesel at the time. 

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