- 3 American Doctors Killed At Afghan Hospital [VIDEO]Posted 16 hours ago
- The Balance Of Power: A Turning Point for The Tea Party?Posted 18 hours ago
- FOX on Tech: Is TV’s Future In The Hands Of The Supreme Court?Posted 19 hours ago
US Navy Fires at Boat in Persian Gulf Waters [VIDEO]
An American vessel opens fire in the Persian Gulf after a small boat ignored warnings.
FOX News Radio’s Steve Taylor reports from Washington:
Fast boats from Iran sometimes harass U.S. shipping in the Persian Gulf, so when a small vessel came too close to the Navy refueling ship Rappahannock off Dubai near the port of Jebel Ali, the tanker ordered the vessel to move away.
Pentagon officials say the boat stayed close, so sailors on the Rappahannock opened fire with a .50 caliber machine gun, killing one person and wounding three others on the boat. The officials say the fired-upon vessel didn’t appear to be military. They haven’t said what country it came from.
In Washington, Steve Taylor, FOX News Radio.
WATCH to learn more on this story: