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Iran’s largest naval ship catches fire and sinks

The Iranian Ship on fire/ screen shot

Iran has suffered other mystery disaster.

The Iranian navy’s largest tanker caught fire for unknown reasons when a “system,” on board failed and later sank. According to Tasnim News Agency, “after twenty hours of all-out efforts and the utilization of maritime relief facilities, the rescue operation of the Kharg training support vessel was ineffective, and the vessel sank.”

According to state television, the fire started around 11 a.m. yesterday and sank at 8:00 in the morning, in the port of Jask, close to the Strait of Hormuz – the Persian Gulf’s narrow entrance.

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This ship is one of the most modern warships in the Iranian military and called a helicopter carrier,” explained the 1st Najaf region’s public relations officer.

The catastrophic damage comes a day after an Iranian aircraft crashed, killing two of the country’s best pilots.

Although the cause of the fire is unknown, tensions have hung over the region for the last year following reports of attacks on Iranian and Israeli vessels, as well as Iranian harassment of US ships.

In April, Iranian ships surrounded a US Coast Guard vessel, and in May, the US captured an Iranian weapons consignment on a Dhow.

Iran claims the vessel has served for four decades. Around 400 passengers and crew members were evacuated from the ship.

Iranian officials stated that “the cause of the disaster is still unknown, and we will inform as soon as the forces are relocated from Jask to Bandar Abbas…” 1st Najaf region’s public relations officer said.



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