Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

News In Brief

Winds extinguish fire on tanker in Persian Gulf

Salvage crews using at least four tugs in the Persian Gulf south of Iran managed to tow a Cypriot-registered oil tanker into the wind Saturday, blowing out a blaze caused by an Iraqi missile attack, the insurance company Lloyds of London said. The tanker Amethyst, loaded with Iranian oil, was attacked by an Iraqi warplane Friday.

About these ads

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.