Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker ' s Crew, Say They ' re In "Full Health"

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United States Central Command claimed the 21 team of the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous were gotten by a Dutch yank as well as moved not to an Iranian veseel yet to the destroyer USS Bainbridge.

“This video refutes false reports by some media outlets claiming that Iran avoided helping the sailors working on the vessel,” Press TELEVISION claimed, without clarifying on what reports it was describing.

Iran’s English-language Press TELEVISION broadcast video of saved team participants of among both vessels assaulted in the Sea of Oman Thursday, claiming they are done in “full health.”

The video clip starts by revealing the 23 team participants of the vessel Front Altair in an area viewing what appears to be Iranian state tv’s protection of a speech by ultimate leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

But United States Central Command claimed the 21 team of the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous were gotten by a Dutch yank as well as moved not to an Iranian vessel yet to the destroyer USS Bainbridge.

According to the main information firm IRNA, the Iranian navy saved 44 team participants from both vessels which ignited off the Iranian coastline as well as moved them to the neighboring port of Bandar-e Jask.

The Front Altair, had by a firm noted on the Norwegian stock market, was lugging naphtha from Qatar to Taiwan.

Press TELEVISION claimed 11 of the team were Russian, 11 Filipino as well as one Georgian. A female was likewise seen in the video with her hair as well as face partly covered by a shroud.

“Everything is OK,” claimed among the vessel’s “chief officers”, providing himself as Russian as well as saying thanks to Iran for its “hospitality.”

The United States has actually implicated Iran of lagging the vessel assaults, a case disregarded by Tehran as “baseless”.