Iranian “commercial vessel” Saviz was “slightly damaged in Red Sea” on April 6 by explosion under “investigation”, Iranian foreign spokesman Said Khatibzadeh said. , in a press release.
The Iranian spokesman for Foreign Affairs communicated on April 7 about an explosion having “slightly damaged in the Red Sea” an “Iranian commercial vessel” the day before. The situation is the subject of an “investigation”, continued Saïd Khatibzadeh.
The explosion occurred “near the coast of Djibouti on Tuesday April 6 at around 6 am local time”, added the diplomat. Earlier, Iranian agency Tasnim reported that the Saviz, a civilian vessel used by Iranian armed forces to secure the area against pirates, had been damaged by “magnetic mines”. The New York Times for his part reported that “the Israelis” were behind the explosion.
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