FILE PHOTO: A tugboat moves cargo towards the Strait of Hormuz off the coast of Musandam province, Oman, July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo – RC1A66753840
(Reuters) – Attacks on two tankers on Thursday forced the evacuation of more than 40 sailors south of the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for the world’s oil industry.
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Sources: Reuters/Refinitiv/Energy Information Administration
Reporting by Ahmad Ghaddar; editing by Jason Neely