Iranian Vessel Aims Weapon at US Helicopter in Strait of Hormuz, Defense Officials Say

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An Iranian navy ship. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An Iranian navy ship. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A small Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard vessel pointed its weapon at a U.S. military helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, two U.S. defense officials told Reuters on Monday, an action they described as “unsafe and unprofessional.”

The incident is the latest in a series of similar actions by Iranian vessels this year, but the first reported since Republican Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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