Coast Guard ship rescues 6 Iranian mariners in Persian Gulf

PERSIAN GULF — A U.S. Coast Guard ship, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 55, rendered aid to six Iranian mariners from a distressed vessel in the North Persian Gulf on Tuesday. At approximately 3:00 a.m. local time, the Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy was operating in the area when it was hailed by flares and flashlights from the Iranian cargo dhow, Ya-Hussayn. The dhow’s master requested assistance...