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August 14, 1987 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
This Persian Gulf federation briefly imposed, then lifted an exclusion zone around its eastern coastal waters Thursday after an air and sea search failed to turn up any more explosive charges in the area where a U.S.-owned tanker hit a mine earlier this week. Emirates officials had declared a 50-square-mile stretch of coastal waters in the Gulf of Oman off-limits to shipping Wednesday night following the discovery of a sixth mine in the area.
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August 14, 1987 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
This Persian Gulf federation briefly imposed, then lifted an exclusion zone around its eastern coastal waters Thursday after an air and sea search failed to turn up any more explosive charges in the area where a U.S.-owned tanker hit a mine earlier this week. Emirates officials had declared a 50-square-mile stretch of coastal waters in the Gulf of Oman off-limits to shipping Wednesday night following the discovery of a sixth mine in the area.
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