Israel Cargo Ship Hit By Iran Missile
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An Israeli-owned cargo ship traveling from Tanzania to India was reportedly hit by a missile launched by Iran.

The ship – owned by XT Management, which is chaired by Israeli Udi Angel – carried on to its destination amid the damage it suffered, reports Haaretz.

A spokeswoman at Israel’s Foreign Ministry said they were checking the report.

An investigation by Haaretz, published last Friday, revealed that a Wall Street Journal report from two weeks ago reflected only part of the broad picture of the Israel-Iran naval war. In practice, it appears that Israel struck several dozen Iranian oil tankers, which caused Iran cumulative damage of billions of dollars, amid a high rate of success in disrupting its shipping.

This may have been a retaliation attack as just two weeks prior, an Iranian container ship was subjected to a “terrorist attack” in the Mediterranean.

The Foreign Ministry in Tehran has denied involvment in the latest incident. “We strongly reject this accusation,” stated Saeed Khatibzadeh, the agency’s spokesman.

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