Israel has no choice but to react in response to the recent attack against an Israeli-owned vessel, a senior security official told Israel’s public broadcaster Kan on Sunday, with Iran as the estimated guilty party.
The Israeli government deems the assault as “crossing the red line,” the report added.
The nature of the response was not detailed in the report, but if carried out, it could take place in the coming days.
On Friday, an explosion struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing through the Gulf of Oman, an incident renewing concerns about ship security amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran.
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