Japan Shipping Company Says Its Tanker Was Attacked In Gulf
Reuters reports The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Limited said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz.
The ship was identified as the Kokuka Courageous, one of two that were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday .
Kokuka Sangyo President Yutaka Katada told reporters that the ship had been hit twice over a three-hour period before all the crew evacuated.
All members of the crew were rescued.