U.S. Navy Fires Warning Shots Toward Iranian Ship During ‘Tense Encounter’

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A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots toward an Iranian naval ship during a “tense encounter” in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, according to an American defense official.

The U.S. Cyclone-class patrol ship, the USS Thunderbolt, was at the time involved in an exercise with American and partner vessels in the Persian Gulf, the Associated Press reported. Continue reading