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US and UK navies help ship ‘harassed’ by armed Iran fast-attack vessels in Strait of Hormuz | International

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english.elpais.com – – 2023-06-05 09:49:39

SUMMARY: The US and UK navies came to the aid of a ship after the Iranian Revolutionary Guard harassed it in the Strait of Hormuz. The USS McFaul and HMS Lancaster responded to the incident, deescalating the situation when the merchant vessel confirmed the Iranian fast-attack craft had left the scene. The Strait of Hormuz sees 20% of the world’s oil pass through it and is a crucial waterway. The incident follows a series of maritime encounters involving Iran after the US unilaterally withdrew from Tehran’s nuclear deal in 2018.

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Galveston, Texas news: Motorcyclist killed in wreck along Seawall

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www.khou.com – – 2024-06-23 20:44:00

SUMMARY: A motorcyclist was killed in a collision Sunday afternoon in , Texas. The accident occurred at the intersection of 33rd Street and Seawall Boulevard around 5:10 p.m. Witnesses reported that the motorcyclist was traveling at a high speed when they collided with a vehicle turning right onto Seawall Boulevard. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured, and no arrests were made. The intersection was shut down following the crash.

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Motorcyclist dies in crash along Seawall Blvd. in Galveston

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www.click2houston.com – – 2024-06-23 20:14:04

SUMMARY: A fatal motorcycle crash occurred on Sunday along Seawall Boulevard in , Texas. The accident took place at about 5:10 p.m. at the intersection of 33rd Street and Seawall Blvd. The motorcyclist, who was reportedly speeding, collided with a vehicle making a right turn onto Seawall Blvd from 33rd Street. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other driver was unharmed. No arrests were made, and the intersection remains closed for investigation but will reopen later in the evening. (Copyright 2024 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

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Teen drowns in Galveston, Texas

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www.khou.com – – 2024-06-21 22:08:00

SUMMARY: A 17-year-old boy drowned in near Pleasure Pier on Friday. The incident occurred around 3 p.m. when the teen was unable to return to shore. Friends alerted a lifeguard, prompting rescue teams to search the water. They found the teen 30 minutes later and attempted CPR as they pulled him to shore. Despite immediate medical attention and transportation to a nearby hospital, he was pronounced dead an hour later. Rough waters and red flag warnings were in effect at the time. This marks the fifth drowning since Memorial Day weekend, according to Galveston Island Beach Patrol.

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