Iran fights off another pirate attack

Second attack claim comes in as many days. 

Navy Repels Pirate Attack on Iranian Oil Tanker in Int’l Waters

The Navy’s 32nd fleet of warships rescued an Iranian oil tanker from a pirate attack near the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait for the second time in two days.

Two days ago, servicemen on board Iran’s 32nd naval fleet managed to save one of the country’s oil tankers in the high seas.

The pirates, however, added to the number of their speedboats and launched a fresh attack on the oil tanker near the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, this time equipped with more advanced weapons.

But the Iranian naval fleet foiled the attack for the second time and forced the pirates away after timely presence at the scene and firing at the assailants.

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