Incident Type: - g. Terrorism/ Conflict
Region: - Indian Ocean / Gulf of Aden / IRTC
Authority/ Reported By: - ASKET
Lat/ Long: - Strait of Hormuz
Five armed IRGC boats approached the British Heritage tanker near the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday, ordering it to change course and stop in Iranian territorial waters.
The British Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose was escorting the tanker, and warned the Iranians against the attempt.
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