Saudi Arabia Rescues Iranian Oil Ship Saudi Arabia Rescues Iranian Oil Ship
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Saudi coast guard rescued an Iranian oil ship near Jeddah Islamic Port in the Red Sea, the Saudi Press news Agency (SPA) said early on Thursday.

The 26-sailor crew of the ship “Happiness 1” carrying oil products were all rescued, SPA added. 

The Search and Rescue Coordination Center in Jeddah was notified of a distress call by the vessel, which was around 70 nautical miles from Jeddah’s Islamic Port.

According to SPA, the vessel had a crew of 26, including 24 Iranians and two Bangladeshis.

Saudi authorities said various government agencies were involved in the operation, including those who handle environmental protection.

Source: This post was originally published at Al Bawaba on .

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