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Ship carrying smuggled fuel seized in Iran, crew detained: Iranian media

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Authorities seized a foreign ship carrying smuggled fuel in Iran's southern province of Hormozgan and detained its crew, lranian media said on Wednesday.

The ship, carrying more than 550,000 liters of smuggled fuel, was seized in Gulf waters and escorted to harbour, where it was handed to judicial authorities for the necessary investigations, according to local media.

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"Seven crew members were arrested," it cited an unidentified judicial official as saying.

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