US officials said the UK warship HMS Montrose pointed it guns at the Iranian boats and warned them over radio. Photo: UK Royal Navy

British warship aims guns at Iranian boats that ‘harassed’ oil tanker in Gulf, US officials say

  • The tanker was entering the Strait of Hormuz when it was approached by the Iranian vessels, a claim denied by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards
  • Incident comes after Britain impounded an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on suspicion of violating sanctions on Syria
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US officials said the UK warship HMS Montrose pointed it guns at the Iranian boats and warned them over radio. Photo: UK Royal Navy
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