Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks

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Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacksThe UAE, Saudi Arabia and Norway are investigating the attacks, which also hit a UAE- and a Norwegian-flagged vessel. A confidential assessment issued this week by the Norwegian Shipowners' Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (DNK) concluded that the attack was likely to have been carried out by a surface vessel operating close by that despatched underwater drones carrying 30-50 kg (65-110 lb) of high-grade explosives to detonate on impact. The DNK based its assessment that the IRGC was likely to have orchestrated the attacks on a number of factors, including: - A high likelihood that the IRGC had previously supplied its allies, the Houthi militia fighting a Saudi-backed government in Yemen, with explosive-laden surface drone boats capable of homing in on GPS navigational positions for accuracy.


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