Iranian destroyer severely damaged, two crew missing

January 16, 2018 - 11:13

TEHRAN – The Iranian Army spokesman has said the Damavand destroyer has suffered a serious damage in violent storms in the Caspian Sea and that two of its crew members have gone missing.

Shahin Taqikhani said the extent of damage caused to the destroyer was evaluated minor in the first glance but after a team of experts evaluated the situation closely, it was realized that the destroyer has been severely damaged and it needs to undergo a major repair, ISNA reported on Monday.

He also said that the army is still searching for the two missing staff.


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