Iranian Revolutionary Guard speedboats cruise past an oil tanker off the port of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran.
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Iranian forces boarded a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Gulf on Tuesday after patrol boats fired warning shots across its bow and ordered it deeper into Iranian waters, the Pentagon said.Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television earlier said an Iranian force fired on and seized a U.S. cargo ship with 34 U.S. soldiers on board, and directed it to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.A U.S. government official said the ship was intercepted by the Naval force of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) at 0905 GMT.
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