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Iranian Navy confronts pirates in Red Sea

Source: ISNA, Tehran

Iranian Navy managed to confront pirates in the Red Sea.

An Iranian Navy Ship

Iranian Navy Deputy General for Navy Operations Mahmoud Mousavi said the Islamic Republic of Iran's combat battleships have managed to release an Iranian ship attacked by pirates in the Red Sea.

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Iranian combat battleships and Navy Guards rescued the Iranian cargo ship attacked by pirates.

He added the pirates on four speed boats attacked the ship, but they fled following Iranian Navy commandos' swift and timely reaction.

Also the pirates invaded an Iranian tanker near Bab el-Mandeb Strait 2 days ago in 3 phases, but the Iranian Navy made the 15 speed boats to flee.

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