TEHRAN, Iran –accused the United States on Wednesday of fabricating video and audio released by the showing Iranian boats confronting U.S. warships in the Persian Gulf.
The video from Sunday’s incident shows small Iranian boats swarming around U.S. warships in the Strait of Hormuz. In the recording, a man speaking in heavily accented English threatened, “I am coming to you. … You will explode after … minutes.”
“The footage released by thewas compiled using file pictures and the audio has been fabricated,” an official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards was quoted as saying by the state-run English-language channel Press TV.