BREAKING NEWS ALERT: Iran captures second UK-linked tanker in Persian Gulf, 2 vessels in 1 day

Iran has seized a second British-linked tanker in the Persian Gulf.

The Liberian-flagged, UK-owned MV Mesdar was seen on a tracking service to have slowed before turning sharply toward Iran.

Jeremy Hunt, the foreign secretary, confirmed the seizure. In a statement, he said he was “extremely concerned” and would convene a Cobra meeting.

He added: “Their crews comprise a range of nationalities, but we understand there are no British citizens on board either ship.

Source: Iran captures second UK-linked tanker in Persian Gulf

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