An Iranian army website published a statement stating that a naval exercise in the Gulf of Oman on Sunday, May 10, left 19 sailors dead and injured 15 others in a friendly fire episode. The accident occurred near the Jask Port as an Iranian missile struck a support ship as it was placing practice targets into the sea for the exercise. The number of servicemen onboard was not reported.
Individuals in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation.
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