FILE PHOTO: A tugboat moves cargo towards the Strait of Hormuz off the coast of Musandam province, Oman, July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo – RC1A66753840
(Reuters) – Explosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in “sabotage attacks” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.
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Reporting by Ahmad Ghaddar; editing by Jason Neely