Iranian Guards say they have seized a British oil tanker

The company of a British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero says there are 23 crew aboard the tanker which was approached by “unidentified small crafts and a helicopter” in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. “We are presently unable to contact the vessel which is now heading north towards Iran,” the owners, Stena Bulk, and the ship’s managers said after Tehran said it had seized the vessel. The Foreign Office is “urgently looking into the reports.
This week, the Royal Navy sent a third warship to the Persian Gulf as security escort for civilian vessels.  Also on Friday, Gibraltar authorities announced they were extending the detention of the Iranian tanker Grace 1 that was impounded by British Marines earlier this month on suspicion of carrying oil for Syria in violation of EU sanctions. Tehran condemned this action as “piracy.”

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6 thoughts on “Iranian Guards say they have seized a British oil tanker

  • Jul 19, 2019 @ 21:57 at 21:57
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    now i wonder if the royal marines were on a biscuit and tea break……what do you say mate?

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  • Jul 19, 2019 @ 21:58 at 21:58
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    I wonder if the Britts will have the cajones to slap Iran for this? They strike me to be about as tough as Obama was.

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    • Jul 19, 2019 @ 22:04 at 22:04
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      we told them to do it

      you btchs are on your own

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  • Jul 19, 2019 @ 22:12 at 22:12
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    Glory, glory, hallelujah!
    Glory, glory, hallelujah!
    Glory, glory, hallelujah!
    our God is marching on

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  • Jul 21, 2019 @ 8:08 at 8:08
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    Just bomb Iran, and they are busy with holding down civilian unrest. Bomb civilians like in WW2

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  • Jul 24, 2019 @ 0:15 at 0:15
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    x x x x CENSURED BY I.R.G.C. x x x x x

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