Iranian Navy supply tanker on fire, crew evacuated

Fire erupted on board of Iranian Navy supply tanker IRIS KHARG, understood at night Jun 1, at Jask Port, Iran, Gulf of Oman. Not much known at the moment, except that the crew were evacuated, and firefighting, probably, still continues.
Iranian Navy supply tanker IRIS KHARG, IMO 7500633, displacement 33544 tons, built 1977, complement 248, armament guns, 3 helicopters.



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