Iran naval fleet clashes with pirates in Red Sea

TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – The 83rd fleet of the Iranian Army Navy Force has reported the clash with pirates in the Red Sea on Thursday.

The Iranian Navy said in an announcement on Thursday that a suspicious boat with 12 armed crew on board was nearing an Iranian commercial vessel in Bab al-Mandab when Iran’s Jamaran destroyer stepped in and forced it back.

This is the third time in a month that the 83rd fleet of the Iranian Army Navy clashes with the suspicious boats in the Red Sea.

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