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U.K., Iran: British Tanker Resists Iranian Seizure Thanks to Royal Navy 

Jul 11, 2019 | 02:02 GMT

A U.S. aircraft recorded five armed vessels operated by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) attempting -- and ultimately failing -- to seize a British oil tanker crossing into the Strait of Hormuz on July 10, Reuters reported, citing unnamed U.S. officials. The British oil tanker was being escorted from the rear by the Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose, which reportedly gave a verbal warning and trained its guns on the approaching IRGC vessels before the Iranians dispersed....

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