New Images of US Sailors Who Were Detained by Iran

One official calls the incident a mistake, but troubling questions remain.
1:43 | 01/15/16

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Out to new images and new questions tonight about those US sailors detained by Iran then released now on the way home with those sailors. On their knees their hands on their heads seen around the world recorded by Iran in cameras. Tonight this new image of the votes that entered a running in waters with questions remain about how they ended up there at all. And tonight the Defense Secretary calling it a mistake on our part ABC's chief foreign correspondent Terry Moran. Forced. And Neil those troubling images of the ten US sailors in their running and hands triggering questions tonight about the whole incident. And this new image released today the two boats. Back with the American fleet the ten sailors taken to the US base in nearby Qatar to be debriefed. Today Defense Secretary asked Carter told Jorge a promise of fusion it was all really optic. Mistake it does appear. That the information that they've given us and through their commanders is. That they did stray accidentally into running borders due to a navigation errors. So they got lost somehow on a routine journey from Kuwait up to the fifth fleet based in bombs rained for maintenance but they ended up why off course and in the Iran's waters where they told to be inside of a running territorial waters to test the reaction in the Iranians. These are all things we don't know. And what about the sailor who apologized to zero means it was a mistake that was our faults and we apologize for a mistake. I think he apologized in an effort to defuse the situation not that he believed in that. Tonight does votes are here in Bahrain and pentagon officials tell us they're being looked over very carefully and inventory to make sure that everything they went out with. Came back. David Terry Moran in -- rain tonight Terry thank you.

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