EU naval force: Tanker hit by Yemen’s Houthis was Saudi vessel Abqaiq

The vessel was a Saudi-flagged super tanker capable of carrying 2 million barrels of oil. (Shutterstock)

A Saudi oil tanker hit by Yemen’s Houthi militia on Tuesday was the vessel Abqaiq, the EU naval force said on Wednesday.

Shipping data showed the vessel was a Saudi-flagged super tanker capable of carrying 2 million barrels of oil.

Its owner, Saudi shipping group Bahri, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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