9 Indian Nationals Held by Iran About to be Released

  • As per recent news updates, Iran is about to release 9 Indians held from a detained ship. However, around 21 Indians are still under detention in Iran. This includes 3 aboard MT Riah and 18 others from British oil tanker named as Stena Impero, who were caught last week by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz for allegedly violating the International Maritime Rules. Meanwhile, on Thursday, July 26, 2019, Indian Embassy managed to establish contact with the Indian nationals held by Iran. However, 24 other Indian crew members on board shipping vessel 'Grace1' who were detained by the Gibraltar police authorities also remain in custody.

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