WORLD Iran thwarts pirate attack on oil tanker in Gulf of Aden

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Iran thwarts pirate attack on oil tanker in Gulf of Aden

CGTN

16:32, November 01, 2021

The Iranian navy thwarted a pirate attack against an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden on Monday, Iran's state TV said.

"Before crossing the Bab al-Mandeb strait, the tanker was approached by four boats carrying armed men, who were subsequently warded off as the Iranian escort fired warning shots," the state TV reported.


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