Fox News has reported that a crew from a vessel from Iran removed an attached mine that had not exploded from a Japanese oil tanker which was seriously damaged following an explosion in the waters of the Gulf of Oman early yesterday. The United States has released video confirming the incident.
Crew from the USS Bainbridge rescued 21 sailors from the damaged tanker.
A Norwegian vessel was also attacked.
Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran was to blame for the attack on the two tankers.