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UK yacht crew on how and why they were held by Iran


The crew of a British-crewed yacht detained by Iran have spoken about what happened.

Skipper Oliver Smith said they strayed into Iranian waters by "mistake".

The crew were sailing from Bahrain to Dubai to take part in a race when they drifted into Iran's waters.

The group are now in Dubai - their original destination - and held a brief news conference to give more details about the incident.


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