US Navy shot flares at guards

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Iranian Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday that US Navy ships came close to their vessels in the Gulf and shot flares.

The USS Nimitz and an accompanying warship drew close to a rocket-bearing Iranian vessel on Friday and sent out a helicopter near a number

of Guards vessels close to the Resalat oil and gas platform, the Guards said in a statement published by their official news site Sepah News.

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