Iran says it has seized a foreign ship for smuggling fuel in the Persian Gulf
November 20, 2021 06:56 GMT
Reuters published this information, citing local media.
The Iranian Navy seized a foreign ship for smuggling fuel in the waters of the Persian Gulf. reach Reuters, citing local media. Colonel Hajian, commander of the Navy of Type 412 Zulfiqar in the southern city of Parsian, announced, on Saturday, that “a foreign ship loaded with smuggled diesel has been seized,” adding that more than 150,000 liters of fuel.
Similarly, it was reported that the 11 crew members were detained For questioning, however, the ship’s nationality and details of the time of its capture were not provided.
The military said its unit would “deal firmly” with smuggling of marine fuel to protect Iran’s economy.
Similar episode Event In 2019 when Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a ship in the Persian Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 liters of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates. The ship was sailing from the Iranian port of Bandar Lengeh to Emirati waters, and was detained about halfway.
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