Persian Gulf, August 25 — Three more US Navy ships were harassed by Iranian navy reports USNI. This is on the wake of earlier incident this week also harassment of another US war ship.
One of the ships returned warning shots from heavy caliber machine-guns to discourage Iranian patrol boat from further approach. US Navy is concerned over such dangerous maneuvers by IRGCN vessels stating, “the Iranian high rate of speed approaches towards three Unites States ships operating in international waters in accordance with international law along with multiple bow crossings at short range and the disregard of multiple warning attempts created a dangerous, harassing situation that could have led to further escalation,” said US 5th Fleet spokesman Cmdr. Bill Urban to USNI News.
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