Gantz Says Iran Likely Behind Attack On Israeli-Owned Vessel

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israel’s Defense Minister and Alternate Priem Minister Benny Gantz told Kan public broadcaster on Saturday he believed Iran was likely behind the recent attack on an Israeli-owned vessel.

The MV Helios Ray, a vehicle carrier, was making its way from the Saudi port of Dammam to Singapore when the blast occurred on Thursday, according to the Dryad Global maritime security group.

“The location of the vessel, relatively close to Iran at the time, raises the belief that Iran was responsible, but it must still be verified,” Gantz said.

“This is an initial assessment that takes into account the proximity (with Iran) and the context” in which the blast occurred, he explained, adding: “This is what I believe.”

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