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Iranian boats attempted to seize British tanker in the Gulf: US official

Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them over radio, a US defense official said.

Britain's Ministry of Defense had no immediate comment.

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Last Update: Thursday, 11 July 2019 KSA 02:49 – GMT 23:49

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