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Gulf of Oman

An Israeli-owned cargo ship leaving the Middle East was struck by an explosion on Feb. 26, renewing concerns about ship security as tensions continue to rise between the U.S. and Iran. 

The site of the unexplained blast was in the Gulf of Oman and forced the ship to go to the nearest post, according to a report from the Associated Press. 

The crew and ship were safe, according to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations, which is run by the British navy.

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