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Iran intercepts U.S. ship

28 Apr, 2015

The U.S.navy says the U.S.-flagged Maersk Kensington was intercepted in the Strait of Hormuz, on Friday, 24 April, by four ships of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard naval patrol.

The Iranians encircled the Kensington and followed the ship on its course for a period of time before withdrawing and breaking away.

The U.S. Navy Fifth Fleet has issued a notice to mariners about the incident.

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