Five armed Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats in the Persian Gulf tried to seize a British oil tanker
- CNN citing two unnamed US officials “with direct knowledge of the incident”
- tanker was transiting out of the Gulf, was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz area
- A US aircraft was overhead and recorded video of the incident.
- The British Heritage, owned by BP Shipping and registered to the Isle of Man, was due to dock in the Iraqi city of Basra at the weekend but made an unexpected U-turn.
Link (this to a UK Telegraph report, not the CNN one)
Probably looking for some of dat JPMorgan cocaine …