Military information: Iranian security forces tanker boarded in the Gulf of Oman

Iranian security forces have boarded, according to the American military in the Gulf of Oman, a tank ship and temporarily fixed. As the American Central command

Military information: Iranian security forces tanker boarded in the Gulf of Oman

Iranian security forces have boarded, according to the American military in the Gulf of Oman, a tank ship and temporarily fixed. As the American Central command-Centcom announced on Wednesday in the online service Twitter, stopped the Iranians, the Tanker "Wila" with two ships and a helicopter in international waters. A coarse-grained black-and-white video of the American military showed a helicopter on a ship, and rappelling special forces.

An American military representatives of the news Agency AFP said the Iranians had detained the Tanker, and four to five hours and then released again. An emergency call will not have dropped the "Wila". According to the Website Marine Traffic of Oil and chemical tanker, which sails under the flag of Liberia is currently in the Gulf of Oman near the strategically important Strait of Hormuz.

Iran had in the past year, repeated Tanker in the Strait of Hormuz fixed. In addition, several tankers were attacked, including a Japanese ship. The United States and its allies have made at the time, Iran responsible for the attacks. Tehran denied any involvement. As a reaction to the attacks, the United States formed with several allies, a naval mission to escort tankers and other ships through the Strait of Hormuz.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 13:19

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