Treading In Dangerous Waters . . . Again
The United States Navy fired warning-shots at an Iranian warship sailing in the Persian Gulf after the intruding vessel refused multiple warnings and approached within 150 feet of the US Destroyer.
They Were Warned
US officials confirmed the incident, saying shots were fired after the ship, operated by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, refused to heed previous warnings; including multiple sirens, blasts from the ship’s emergency whistle, as well as visual flares.
According to hannity.com, the American warship opened fire with a .50 caliber machine gun when navy personnel believed a collision with the Iranian ship was imminent. News of the incident appeared on social media within minutes.