Damage to tanker 'consistent with limpet mine attack' - US Navy

Reuters OFF FUJAIRAH COAST AND FUJAIRAH, UAE Jun 20, 2019, 01.00 PM(IST)

The United States Navy on Wednesday said the damage to the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous oil tanker "is consistent with a limpet mine attack." Video footage recorded by Reuters on a trip organised by US naval authorities showed a hole in the hull of the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous oil tanker, as it lay moored off the coast of Fujairah, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).