LONDON - The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Wednesday an investigation was ongoing after reports that a tanker had been hit by a projectile off the coast of Oman.
"UKMTO are aware of reports of an incident in the Gulf of Oman/Arabian Sea, investigations are ongoing. Vessel and crew are safe," it said on its website.
Israeli-controlled Eastern Pacific Shipping said earlier on Wednesday that a tanker had been hit by a projectile off the coast of Oman on Tuesday. UKMTO, part of Britain's Royal Navy, issued the brief update in an advisory notice.
(Reporting by Muvija M; Editing by Kate Holton)