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Two Oil Tankers Hit in Alleged Attack in Gulf of Oman

Two oil tankers were hit in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday in suspected attacks, just one month after four other tankers were hit in the same region.

DUBAI, June 13 (Reuters) – Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, sending oil prices as much as 4% higher a month after four other tankers were damaged by limpet mines in the region.

One of the tankers, the Front Altair, carrying a cargo of petrochemical feedstock, was ablaze in waters between Gulf Arab states and Iran.

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