Breaking | Iran confiscates British oil tanker in Strait Of Hormuz
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has said they have confiscated a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, Reuters reported, citing the country’s state TV.
According to the report, the British oil tanker “Stena Impero” was detained over a violation of international norms.
A defence expert has shared an image on Twitter, providing details of the tanker’s seizure.
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Earlier on Friday, Reuters reported, citing a spokesman for the Ministry of Defence, that Britain was urgently seeking more information after reports that one of its tankers was involved in an incident in the Persian Gulf.