US NAVY FIRES WARNING SHOTS NEAR IRANIAN SHIP

A US NAVY SHIP FIRED WARNING SHOTS NEAR AN IRANIAN VESSEL WHICH CAME WITHIN 137 METRES IN THE GULF ON TUESDAY, US OFFICIALS SAID.

US PATROL SHIP FIRES SHOTS IN FRONT OF IRANIAN VESSEL IN THE GULF AFTER IT CAME TOO CLOSE, SAY US OFFICIALS.

During the presidential campaign last September, Trump vowed that any Iranian vessels that harass the US navy in the Gulf would be "shot out of the water".
A US navy ship fired warning shots near an Iranian vessel which came within 137 metres in the Gulf on Tuesday, US officials said.
The US slapped fresh economic sanctions on Iran earlier this month, designating 18 individuals and entities for supporting what it said were "illicit Iranian actors or transnational criminal activity".

A US navy ship fired warning shots near an Iranian vessel which came within 137 metres in the Gulf on Tuesday, US officials said. In a statement, US Naval Forces Central Command said the patrol craft, named Thunderbolt,...

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