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Iran says it seized UAE boat over shooting of fishermen

Iran says it seized a United Arab Emirates vessel and summoned the UAE envoy after two of its fishermen were shot dead in an incident in the Gulf.

The foreign ministry says the boat was seized on Monday after UAE coastguard vessels “opened fired on several Iranian fishing boats… leading to the deaths of two fishermen,” adding that it had summoned the UAE charge d’affaires to protest.

— AFP

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