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Iranian State Television Reports Seizure of Oil Tanker

Voice of America
18 Jul 2019, 22:05 GMT+10

Iranian state television said Thursday forces from the country's Revolutionary Guard seized a foreign tanker accused of smuggling oil.

The report said the vessel was intercepted Sunday in a section of the Strait of Hormuz south of Iran's Larak Island with 12 crew members on board.

It said the tanker was involved in smuggling one million liters of fuel, but did not give details about its country of origin.

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