The Ministry of Interior on Sunday declared detention of 10 Iranians who tried to infiltrate into the country by sea via the coastal region of Abul-Hasaniyah. The infiltrators were spotted on the Coast Guards' radars off Abul-Hasaniyah.
The Guards' personnel chased the Iranians till they reached the shore, where the Iranian captain told the officers that the passengers had descended. In pursuit of the infiltrators on the ground, one of them was wounded when he abstained from complying the officers' orders to stop, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.
It affirmed that 10 Iranians were nabbed in the operation and referred to relevant legal authorities.