Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said an Iranian "force" seized a U.S. cargo ship in the Gulf on Tuesday and directed it to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.
The channel said the force had "opened fire" on the U.S. ship, which had 34 U.S. sailors aboard. It gave no further details.
The U.S. Fifth Fleet in the Gulf Arab kingdom of Bahrain had no immediate comment on the report.BBC Breaking News: ran captures US cargo ship and escorts it to Iranian port
UPDATE - Now, Fox News is reporting this ship flies the flag of Marshall Islands". It is not an American ship, and the New York Times is saying the ship is Danish and there are no American sailors aboard.
Ace of Spades points out: