An Iranian destroyer has reportedly opened fire on one of its own warships by accident, causing ‘dozens of casualties’.
40 naval personnel are missing in the incident, according to local media reports this evening.
The friendly fire reportedly sank one of Iran’s own warships in the Sea of Oman.
An unconfirmed video shows the evacuation of wounded sailors from the frigate on Sunday evening
The friendly fire may have killed dozens of servicemen.
According to local media, an Iranian battleship was accidentally hit by a C-802 Noor missile during military exercises, causing it to sink.
ELINT News reported that the Iranian Jamaran frigate accidentally fired on the Konarak support ship with an anti-ship cruise missile during exercises.
An unconfirmed video shows the evacuation of wounded sailors from the frigate on Sunday evening.
Other video purportedly shows two injured sailors being recovered by fishermen at sea.