Iranian state media says Revolutionary Guards seized vessel in Gulf

by Reuters
Monday, 4 January 2021 11:52 GMT

DUBAI, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Iranian media reported on Monday that the country's elite Revolutionary Guards navy has seized a South Korean vessel "for polluting the Persian Gulf with chemicals".

A South Korean-flagged tanker appears to have been seized by Iran and is now in Iranian territorial waters, two maritime security companies said on Monday. (Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Alison Williams)

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