APRIL 28 2021 AS TENSIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND IRAN CONTINUE TO RISE, MILITARY VESSELS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO GUNFIRE IN THE PERSIAN GULF, AND THE U.S. MILITARY HAS FIRED WARNING SHOTS AT IRANIAN ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS NAVAL PATROL BOATS.
Comprehensive U.S. Fox News, Gulf News Network and other foreign media reports, the incident on Monday (26) night, the incident is located in the northern Persian Gulf. According to the U.S. military, several Iranian patrol boats “unusually” approached the U.S. Navy warship USS Firebolt and a patrol boat at the time of the incident, and fired warning shots at the Iranian patrol boat after the warning was invalid.
Reported that the incident occurred when the two ships were only about 62 meters apart. The Iranian military has yet to comment.