All crew of captured British oil tanker safe: Iranian official

All 23 crew members of the seized British oil tanker “Stena Impero” are “safe and in good health”, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran told Iranian state TV on Sunday.

Despite being escorted by a British warship, the oil tanker was stopped on Friday by the Iranian forces and led to the coastal harbour for legal investigations, Xinhua news agency quoted Iran’s IRNA news agency as saying.