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BREAKING: Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says it has seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state media reports.  http://NBCNews.com 

BREAKING: Iranian state media report that the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero was seized by the IRGC, accused of violating international regulations, and transferred to Iranian shores to undergo legal procedures - @aliarouzi

UK Defence Ministry: “We are urgently seeking further information and assessing the situation following reports of an incident in the Gulf.”

Owner of UK-registered Stena Impero says the ship was approached by “small crafts” and a helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz in international waters; contact with the ship has been lost, and the ship is moving north toward Iran; 23 seafarers aboard; no injuries reported - @CNBC

UK ships asked to stay out of Strait of Hormuz for interim period, according to U.K. government spokesperson.  https://nbcnews.to/2M32hdo 


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