IRGC seizes foreign tankers smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized two foreign oil tankers smuggling more than 1.5 million liters of fuel in the Persian Gulf.

The Deputy Commander of IRGC's third marine zone reported the seizure of two foreign oil tankers carrying smuggled fuel and the discovery of more than 1.5 million liters of fuel.

Admiral Mohammad-Sharif Shirali said on Thursday evening that the two oil tankers carrying smuggled oil with Panama and Tanzanian flags were seized by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy.

Admiral Shirali said that 37 crew members of the two vessels were handed over to the judicial authorities to pass the legal procedures.

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