Two U.S. Navy boats in Iranian custody but crew will be returned ‘promptly’

January 12, 2016 9:38 PM

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Two U.S. Navy boats in Iranian custody but crew will be returned ‘promptly’

Two small U.S. Navy vessels appear to be in Iranian custody, but their crews will be released promptly, the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday.

Two U.S. naval craft were en route from Kuwait to Bahrain when they disappeared from the Navy’s scopes. The incident marks the latest run-in between Iranian and U.S. crews. In late December, Iranian gunboats fired unguided missiles almost 1,000 yards away from the aircraft carrier the USS Harry S. T...

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