18 March 2018

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

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A US Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday. reports citing Sputnik.

After the Iranian vessel came within 150 yards (137 meters) of the US navy ship, the latter answered with a warning shot, US media reported on Tuesday, citing a US official.

According to the official, the USS Thunderbolt fired the warning shots when the Iranian vessel failed to respond to attempted radio communication.

2017.07.25 / 18:29
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