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US Official Confirms Iran Intercepted Cargo Ship

A senior U.S. official said Iranian naval ships and patrol craft fired shots across the bridge of a cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters. The official said the container ship, the MV Maersk Tigris, was transiting the strait into the Arabian Gulf "on an internationally recognized maritime route" at the time of the incident.  Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said the container ship was in Iranian waters when it was...

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