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Iranian missile lands 20 miles from commercial ship during military drill: Report

Added 01-16-21 04:35:02pm EST - “Iran said its military fired long-range ballistic missiles into the Indian Ocean on Saturday that reportedly came relatively close to a commercial ship and U.S. Navy forces.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Iranian missile lands 20 miles from commercial ship during military drill: Report”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Iran said its military fired long-range ballistic missiles into the Indian Ocean on Saturday that reportedly came relatively close to a commercial ship and U.S. Navy forces.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a branch of the Iranian Armed Forces, launched the missiles during a military drill from up to more than 1,100 miles away, state-owned media reported.

Citing unnamed U.S. military officials speaking on condition of anonymity, Fox News reported that at least one of those missiles landed 20 miles from a commercial vessel in the Indian Ocean.

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At least one missile also splashed down 100 miles from the strike force led by the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, Fox News reported.

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