Iran claims fishermen attacked

Incident between guards and fishermen.

Saudi guards fire on Iranian boat, killing fisherman: report

Saudi border guards have opened fire on an Iranian fishing boat in the Gulf, killing a fisherman, Iran’s Tasnim news agency said on Saturday, amid high tension between the two rival states.

“Two Iranian boats that were fishing in the waters of the Persian Gulf were pushed off their course by waves. There was shooting by Saudi border guards … and one Iranian fisherman was killed,” the semi-official agency quoted an Interior Ministry official as saying.

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