A 330-metre-long tanker Limburg managed by the company France Shipmanagement, with a capacity of 500,000 tonnes carrying almost 400,000 tonnes of crude oil was rammed by a boat stuffed with explosives.
More than 100 people are being held in Yemen on suspicion of terrorism links, including 15 in the bombing of the Cole. 12 of the 25-man crew were hospitalized with injuries. One of the ship's 17 Bulgarian crew is still missing. A Yemeni pilot is most likely missing as well.
It seems to be an attack in the same style as the USS Cole on October 12, 2000 when seventeen US sailors died and 38 were wounded.
The US is going to ban exports of Iranian oil to the world market from November 5 of this year. In turn, Iran threatens to block the passage of oil tankers of the Gulf countries through the Strait of Hormuz
The World Cup that is about to finish in Russia has shown that the Western propaganda machine has failed to create the image of Russia as a monster with "many tentacles." By and large, the Russians and the Ukrainians are close to each other