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U.K. and Romanian Crew Killed in Tanker Attack

Two crewmembers died when a tanker connected to an Israeli billionaire was attacked off the coast of Oman, the ship’s management firm said Friday.

A Briton and a Romanian were killed amid what the company described as a “suspected piracy incident” onboard the Mercer Street tanker on Thursday.

A U.S. defense official familiar with the details of the incident said the tanker was attacked by an armed drone believed to be operated by Iran.

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