Satellite-tracking showed the Pacific Zircon located off the coast of Oman

Pacific Zircon Image via Vessel Finder  

Daily Mail: Israel accuses Iran of attacking tanker off Oman using same kind of kamikaze drone sent by Tehran to help Russia pound Ukraine 

* The attack on the oil tanker is thought to have happened on Tuesday night 

* The oil tanker has since been identified as the Liberian-flagged Pacific Zircon 

* It is operated by a shipping company owned by the Israeli billionaire Idan Ofer 

An oil tanker associated with an Israeli billionaire has been struck by a bomb-carrying drone off the coast of Oman amid heightened tensions with Iran. 

An Israeli official told Reuters that Iran was behind the incident, using a Shahed-136 drone – the type it has been supplying to Russia for the conflict in Ukraine. 

The attack on the Liberian-flagged Pacific Zircon oil tanker happened on Tuesday night.  

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WNU Editor: The U.S. is blaming Iran …. U.S. Blames Iran for Drone Attack on Tanker Near Oman (USNI News), and so is Israel …. Israel accuses Iran of drone attack on oil tanker off Oman coast (CNN). 

The price of oil has remained unchanged …. Oil prices steady after attack on oil tanker off Oman coast (Reuters). 

Israeli Linked Oil Tanker Hit By Suspected Bomb-Carrying Iranian Drone Off The Coast Of Oman  

Official says oil tanker hit by bomb-carrying drone off Oman — CNBC

Israel blames Iran as ‘drone strike’ hits tanker off Oman — France 24

Suspicion falls on Iran as oil tanker “hit by a projectile” off Oman — CBS/AP

Oil tanker owned by Israeli billionaire hit by ‘projectile’ — DW

Shipping Firm Says Projectile Hit Tanker Off Coast of Oman — VOA

Oil tanker hit by armed drone off coast of Oman: Official — Al Jazeera