British Sailors Return Home

(WVLT) - 15 British marines and sailors are now on British soil after spending nearly two weeks detained by Iran's government.

Their plane arrived at London's Heathrow Airport just before 7:00am this morning.

The group left Tehran, Iran early this morning after Iran's president made a surprise announcement that he was letting the sailors go as an Easter gift to the British people.

The sailors were seized on March 23rd in waters Iran claims they control but Britain maintains were Iraqi waters.

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