Iranian forces have boarded a Marshall Island’s flagged cargo ship – the Maersk Tigris.
Initial reports differ on what exactly happened.
Some say shots were fired by the Iranian Navy and the sheep was steered to an Iranian port, others that troops simply boarded the ship.
This is developing….
Conflicting reports that a U.S. cargo ship may or may not have been seized by the Iranian military in the Arab Gulf roiled markets on Tuesday morning.
Al Arabiya, the Saudi news network, initially reported that a A U.S. vessel has been fired on and steered to the Bandar Abbas port by Iran. Iran’s Fars News Agency also reported that an “American trade vessel” had been confiscated.
None of these reports has been independently confirmed by CNBC.