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Iran Navy's 49th strike group berths in Bandar Abbas

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Sun / 7 January 2018 / 16:50

Tehran (ISNA) – The 49th strike group of Iranian Navy has returned to Iran on Sunday after 67 days of sailing in international waters.

The 49th strike group of Iranian Navy has returned home after travelling 7820 nautical miles and berthed on Sunday in one of the Iranian Navy's regions in the port city of Bandar Abbas on the Persian Gulf.

The commander of the 49th strike group of Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Reza Qorbani said, "This fleet consists of the Sabalan destroyer and military supporting ship Bandar Abbas with 284 crew. During the period, this fleet sailed in the North of Indian Ocean and Bay of Bangal".

"During the period, the fleet participated in a maritime rescue drill in Bangladesh for three days," he added.

The 49th strike group also escorted 41 Iranian ships during its mission in international waters.

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