US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessels

According to the US military, after that, the IRGC vessels moved to a safe distance from the US ships.

A US Navy patrol ship fired several warning shots after three vessels allegedly belonging to the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC, elite units of the Armed Forces) approached it in the Persian Gulf. This was reported on Tuesday by the Reuters news agency, citing the US military.

“The US crews issued several warnings directly by the radio and through loudspeakers, but the IRGC vessels continued to maneuver at close range. The crew of the [US Navy patrol ship] Firebolt then fired warning shots,” the military said in a statement.

It is noted that after this, the IRGC vessels moved to a safe distance from the US ships.

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