U.s. Ship Fires On Fishing Boat In Persian Gulf, Killing 1

The U.S. resupply ship's warning not to approach was ignored, the Navy says. It appears the fishing vessel was headed to port and was not attempting an attack.WASHINGTON — Fearful of a terrorist attack, aU.S. Navyfuel resupply ship that had just passed through the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf opened fire at a 50-foot fishing boat moving toward it, killing one person and wounding three, U.S.

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