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Ship hired by U.S. military fires warning shots in Gulf

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posted on Apr, 25 2008 @ 07:35 PM
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Ship hired by U.S. military fires warning shots in Gulf


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By Kristin Roberts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cargo ship hired by the U.S. military fired warning shots at approaching boats in the Gulf, the U.S. Navy said on Friday, underscoring tension in the region as the Pentagon sharpened its warnings to Iran.

According to American defense officials, the Westward Venture cargo ship chartered by the U.S. Defense Department was traveling in international waters when two unidentified small boats approached on Thursday.
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posted on Apr, 25 2008 @ 07:35 PM
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This could be the Tonkin-style incident they need to get an allout war with Iran.

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posted on Apr, 25 2008 @ 07:55 PM
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This sounds like the same thing that happend a few weeks ago With some traders that went to sell some goods to the ship as it passed by they were shot at and i think one was killed

It was all over ats



posted on Apr, 25 2008 @ 08:04 PM
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