A U.S. military supply ship fired at a small boat in the Persian Gulf on Monday after it came too close to the ship, apparently killing one person on board, two U.S. officials said.
The incident happened near Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates.
The crew of the USNS Rappahannock fired several warning shots before the boat, described as a small white pleasure craft, was targeted with .50-caliber machine gun fire, the Navy said.
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