Gulf of Oman: Iranian warship sinks after catching fire

Source: CNN

“One of the largest vessels in the Iranian navy has caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Oman, according to the country’s semi-official Fars News Agency. The blaze on board the huge training and logistical ship — called the ‘Khark’ — began early Wednesday morning. … The ship sank off the coast of the southern Iranian port of Jask. All crew members were evacuated and there were no casualties, Fars added. The cause of the blaze remains unclear.” (06/02/21)