Report: Iran Tried to Intercept British Oil Tanker Near Gulf

According to a new report, Iranian vessels attempted to seize control of a British oil tanker near the Persian Gulf but were ultimately unsuccessful.

Iranian boats tried to impede a British oil tanker near the Gulf – before being driven off by a Royal Navy ship, the Ministry of Defence has said. 

HMS Montrose, a British frigate shadowing the BP-owned tanker, was forced to move between the three boats and the tanker, a spokesman said.

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