Five more Indians in Israeli-related cargo seized by Iran released

By: 600011 On: May 10, 2024, 4:25 AM


Delhi: Five Indian crew members of an Israeli cargo ship seized by Iran have been released. The Indian Embassy in Iran informed that they have left for home. Efforts are on at the diplomatic level to secure the release of all Indians on board. After the escalation of the Iran-Israel conflict, Iran seized the MSC Aries cargo ship in the Strait of Hormour on the 13th of last month. There were 25 crew members on board, including one woman. 17 of them were Indians including 4 Malayalees. The shipping company released the only woman, Ann Tessa Joseph, after countries including India began diplomatic efforts to secure the crew's release. But uncertainty continued over the release of the rest