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

Monday, 23 May 2022 | 00:00

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.
Source: Arab News

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