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Iran announces capture of British oil tanker. British holding emergency meeting now.

Iranian navy gun boat

PortandTerminal.com, July 19, 2019 What we know: The Stena Impero was seized in the Strait of Hormuz at 4pm BST by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces The British-registered tanker was ordered to turn to the north and was taken into Iranian territorial watersA second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar has also been seized by Iran according to the Foreign Office. Other reports say …

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Iranian boats tried to seize a British tanker. This is the ship that scared them off.

PortandTerminal.com, July 11, 2019 A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force a British oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz yesterday STRAIT OF HORMUZ – A British warship forced three Iranian boats to back off after they sought to block a British tanker from passing through the Strait of Hormuz, the Defense Ministry said …

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