Source: Mehr News Agency
Deputy Navy Commander Mahmoud Mousavi announced on Saturday that an attempt by pirates to hijack an Iranian tanker was foiled by the Jamaran destroyer during its first mission.
Iran's Jamaran destroyer
Iranian commandoes rescued the tanker, which was bound for the Gulf of Aden, when it came under attack by fifteen pirate speedboats.
The Iranian Navy's 16th fleet of warships, comprised of the Jamaran destroyer and the Bandar Abbas gunboat, set sail for the north of the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden on October, 9.
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