Iran says it's seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz

Video Credit: euronews (in English)
Published on July 19, 2019 - Duration: 02:53s

Iran says it's seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz

A British-flagged tanker was seized in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, according to statements from the ship's owner and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.


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Strait of Hormuz

Strait between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf
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Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Branch of the Iranian Armed Forces

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