Breaking news out of Iran.
The country’s largest war ship has reportedly caught fire and sunk in the Gulf of Oman.
The circumstances surrounding event are as of yet unknown.
On top of this, reports are coming in that the Shahid Tondguyan oil refinery in Iran has also caught fire.
What is going on in Iran?
BREAKING: The largest ship in the Iranian navy catches fire and later sinks in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, semiofficial news agencies report. https://t.co/4SSK8gT8dO
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 2, 2021
The Associated Press has the scoop:
The largest warship in the Iranian navy caught fire and later sank Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, the latest calamity to strike one of the country’s vessels in recent years amid tensions with the West.
The blaze began around 2:25 a.m. and firefighters tried to contain it, the Fars news agency