Report: Iran opens fire at and detains US cargo ship in Gulf

April 28, 2015 17:39

DUBAI - Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said an Iranian "force" seized a US cargo ship in the Gulf on Tuesday and directed it to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.

The channel said the force had "opened fire" on the US ship, which had 34 US sailors aboard. It gave no further details. The US Fifth Fleet in the Gulf Arab kingdom of Bahrain had no immediate comment on the report.

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