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August 25, 2016 9:48 am

Navy Official: Iranian Boats Harassed US Destroyer in ‘Unprofessional’ Persian Gulf Incident

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US Navy fleet in the Strait of HormuzPhoto: Wikimedia Commons.

A US Navy fleet in the Strait of Hormuz. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Four Iranian boats approached a US destroyer in the Persian Gulf in a dangerous stunt Tuesday, according to a Navy official.

The small Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy craft drove within 300 yards of the destroyer Nitze, deployed with the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, near the Strait of Hormuz, said the official who was not authorized to speak on the record about the incident.

Read full story at Navy Times.

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