13 Jun 2019

Two oil tankers on fire after unexplained explosions in Gulf of Oman

Economics Correspondent

It is still not clear exactly what caused the blasts on the Norwegian and Japanese-owned tankers.

But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has now said he believes that Iran was responsible.

Iranian TV has shown footage of the burning vessels and they were in one of the busiest oil routes where a month ago, four other oil tankers were attacked.