Indian fisherman arrested in Iran

Tehran, June 22 (IANS/AKI) An Indian fisherman was among 12 people arrested in Iran for allegedly entering Iranian waters without permission, a military official said.

The 12 fishermen were onboard two vessels from the United Arab Emirates, Iran's Press TV reported.

"Iranian forces from the Abu Mus navy base intercepted two fishing boats from the UAE that entered the Persian Gulf and have arrested their crews," Colonel Ali Vesali of the navy was quoted as saying.

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