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Iran Caught Red-Handed in Oil Tanker Bombing? After Stunning US Video, Iran Cries 'Iranophobia'


Added 06-14-19 09:05:02am EST - “Pentagon officials say new video captured by US Navy surveillance proves Iran is behind the explosions that rocked two oil tankers in the Middle East Thursday. Iran calls the claim "unfounded."” - Www1.cbn.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Www1.cbn.com: “Iran Caught Red-Handed in Oil Tanker Bombing? After Stunning US Video, Iran Cries 'Iranophobia'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

WASHINGTON - Pentagon officials say new video captured by US Navy surveillance proves Iran is behind the explosions that rocked two oil tankers in the Middle East Thursday.

The footage, officials say, shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard pulling alongside a targeted ship to remove evidence after the attack – an unexploded limpet mine attached to the ship's hull by a magnet.

This June 13, 2019, image released by the U.S. military's Central Command, shows damage and a suspected mine attached to the Kokuka Courageous in the Gulf of Oman near the coast of Iran.

The attacks are similar to those the US says Iran carried out in May against four commercial ships in the region.

This time, Japanese and Norwegian-owned oil tankers were the targets. One ship burned for hours and is now at risk of sinking. The USS Bainbridge rushed in to help rescue crew, and now another destroyer, the USS Mason, is en route to provide backup.

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