| GEO World|
| Iran seized 4 fishing vessels|
| Updated at: 1431 PST, Friday, July 04, 2008|
TEHRAN: Iran has seized four fishing vessels in territorial waters near its nuclear power plant, the local news agency reported.
According to media reports, the Bushehr marine police seized four foreign fishing vessels for violating territorial waters and illegal fishing.
The vessels belong to Saudi Arabia and all the 17 crew on board are Indian nationals," the official said.
He said the boats were seized around 30 nautical miles (55 kilometers) from the Bushehr nuclear plant.