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Iran 'attacks Romanian oil rig'
A Romanian oil company says one of its rigs stationed in the Gulf has come under fire from Iranian troops.
A spokesman for the firm GSP said Iranian troops had seized the rig after firing from a nearby ship, and GSP lost contact with its 26 workers there.
Tuesday, August 22, 2006 · Last updated 3:42 a.m. PT
Romanian oil rig comes under Iranian fire
By ALISON MUTLER
ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER
Eugen Chira, the political consul at the Romanian Embassy in Tehran, confirmed the incident, but provided few details. "Some forces opened fire. That an incident has happened is true. We have no details or the reason yet," he said.