US sailors surrender to Iran's naval forces
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US commander demoted over Iran capture at sea

The US Navy has demoted the commander of 10 US sailors who were briefly captured by Iran in January.

They strayed off course in the Gulf and were held and questioned in Iran for 15 hours.

Intense diplomacy secured their release.

Tim Pattinson reports.

  • 13 May 2016
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