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US Navy fires three warning shots at Iranian vessel as tensions escalate in the northern Gulf

Mohammad Zargham;

Published 25/08/2016 | 18:51

Footage taken aboard the USS Nitze of Islamic Revolutionary Guard vessels. via REUTERS TV
Footage taken aboard the USS Nitze of Islamic Revolutionary Guard vessels. via REUTERS TV

A U.S. Navy ship fired three warning shots after an Iranian fast-attack craft approached and circled two U.S. Navy ships and a Kuwaiti vessel in the northern Gulf on Wednesday, CNN reported this evening.

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It said the U.S. ship fired the shots into the water after the Iranian ship did not leave after a brief radio conversation, CNN said, citing U.S. officials. The United States on Wednesday had reported another incident in which it said Iranian vessels harassed a U.S. warship near the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday.

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