IRGC says captures British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has said that it has captured a British oil tanker for breaching international maritime law while crossing the Strait of Hormuz.

The IRGC's Public Relations Department said in a statement on Friday that the vessel named "Stena Impero" had been impounded "at the request of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organization when passing through the Strait of Hormuz, for failing to respect international maritime rules."

The oil tanker was transferred to the coast to undergo the required legal proceedings, the statement added.

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