More Casualties in Gulf Shipping War

Both sides in the Gulf war kept up their attacks on shipping last week, with Iraq hitting another tanker from Iran's shuttle fleet and Iran striking at two small freighters.

The 154,900 dwt Cyprus-flag crude carrier Lady Sky, owned by Kappa Maritime of Malta, was struck by an Exocet missile launched from Iraqi aircraft on 12 April while fully laden at a point 120 miles south of Kharg. The tanker was reported to have sustained heavy damage...