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Parents 'elated' after Iran releases yachtsmen


The parents of one of five British yachtmen held by Iran, said they were thrilled at the news they had been released.

Luke Porter and four others are said to have drifted into Iranian waters mistakenly while sailing from Bahrain to Dubai for a race.

His parents Beverley and Charles, spoke of their relief at hearing he was being released by Iran.


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