Iran seizes three British vessels
Communications with three British Royal Navy vessels and eight sailors seized by Iran, have been lost, it was confirmed.
A British military spokesman said Monday the craft, which entered Iran's territorial waters, cannot be contacted.
Eight British sailors have been arrested by Iran.
The seacraft were detained near the Iraqi border after they had entered Iranian waters without permission.
Iranian naval sources told the country's media eight British crew were arrested after their vessels were found to contain weapons and maps.
The confrontation was said to have taken place in the Shatt al Arab stretch of water between Iraq and Iran. (Albawaba.com)
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