Two US Navy ships collide in Strait of HormuzMarch 20th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 20 (Xinhua) Two US Navy vessels Friday collided in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said.
The collision occurred between a US Navy submarine and a US amphibious vessel in the Strait of Hormuz early Friday, the Bahrain-based US Navy Fifth Fleet said.
Fifteen sailors were slightly injured and returned to duty after the accident, a report quoted the US navy as saying.
The Strait of Hormuz is an important waterway between the Gulf of Oman in the southeast and the Persian Gulf in the southwest.
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