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Kuwait ministry captures Iranian ship with 240 tons of smuggled diesel: report

A fishing boat passes in front of the Kuwait City skyline September 11, 2010. (Reuters)
A fishing boat passes in front of the Kuwait City skyline September 11, 2010. (Reuters)
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21 May 2022 11:05:20 GMT9
21 May 2022 11:05:20 GMT9

Arab News

DUBAI: Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior has seized an Iranian ship carrying 240 tons of smuggled diesel, a report by Dubai-based Al Arabiya TV said Saturday.

The ministry said it has seized the ship in territorial waters and has arrested its crew members, who were Iranian.

It said the Iranian ship crew were buying fuel from smaller ships at certain prices.

The ministry also said an investigation is underway to reveal all the circumstances of the smuggling incident.

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