US navy destroyer fires warning shots at speeding Iranian vessels

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USS Mahan fired three shots towards four Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats after they closed in at a high rate of speed in the Strait of Hormuz

A US navy destroyer fired three warning shots at armed Iranian patrol boats as they sped toward the warship at the entrance to the Persian Gulf, marring a recent period of relatively quiet interactions between US and Iranian forces, the Pentagon said on Monday.

Navy Capt Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said a group of four fast-attack boats of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps navy ignored multiple attempts by the crew of the USS Mahan to warn them away.

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