UPDATE – Explosion reported at Iranian oil tanker off Jeddah

– There was oil spill after explosion damaged oil tanker, Iranian news agency reports

UPDATES WITH CAUSE OF INCIDENT

By Emel Oz Gozellik

TEHRAN (AA) – An explosion occurred at an Iranian oil tanker off Saudi Arabia’s city of Jeddah on Friday, according to Iranian state-run news agency IRNA.

It was reported that the explosion occurred after the tanker was hit by "missiles".

There was an oil spill after the explosion damaged the oil tanker in the Red Sea, the agency said.

*Writing by Zehra Nur Duz