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Date TimeSeptember 07, 2019
VoiceIran seized a boat and arrested 12 Filipinos as it busted a "fuel-smuggling ring" in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported.
Iran seizes boat in Strait of Hormuz, arrests Filipinos: report
"A foreign tugboat was confiscated as well as 283,900 litres (75,000 gallons) of petrol worth 233.71 billion rials (about $2 million)," ISNA said, citing the coast guard chief in the southern province of Hormozgan.
"Twelve Philippine nationals were arrested and the relevant judiciary officials are currently taking the required legal measures," Major Hossein Dehaki was quoted as saying.

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