by andrew on May 3, 2007 11:26 am in War and Iran?
The recent UK/Iranian crisis that followed the arrest of 15 British military personnel in the Persian Gulf is now fading into the archives of old news. However, one of the unresolved sideshows concerned the observation that the British Ministry of Defence appeared to issue two different locations for the site of the incident. A freedom of information request has now revealed further details and the coordinates have been plotted and distances calculated. This reveals that the widely publicised helicopter photograph, released by the MOD as proof of the incident location, was actually taken nearly a kilometre away from where they say the arrests occurred.
LFCM has the full story.