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highsea
07-01-2004, 02:52 PM
LONDON, England (AP) -- Eight British servicemen seized by Iranian troops last week on the Iran-Iraq border say they were "forcibly escorted into Iranian territorial waters" before they were detained, Britain's Defense Ministry says.

http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/meast/07/01/iran.uk.ap.0859.ap/index.html

This doesn't surprise me. The Brits were navigating with GPS, and it seemed unlikely that they would just stray off course. Iran has confiscated the boats and GPS equipment. If the Brits can get the GPS's back, they can show what really took place.

-CM