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US Navy sinks fishing boat off UAE coast, one killed

One person was killed and three others injured yesterday when a US Navy ship fired at an approaching fishing boat off the UAE coast near the port of Jebel Ali, Reuters has reported. The small motor boat ignored repeated warnings to halt its approach before a security team fired rounds from a .50-caliber machine gun, the US Navy said. "The US crew repeatedly attempted to warn the vessel's operators to turn away from their deliberate approach," it said, adding the incident was under investigation. UAE government official said all of the dead and wounded were Indian nationals.