The boat, a 27-foot-long “Boston Whaler” type vessel with multiple outboard engines, docked in Dubai immediately afterwards. Observers noted one bodybag being removed by emergency response crews and two injured people being taken ashore.
US officials claim they had “issued warnings,” but failed to say what those warnings were.
This region of the Persian Gulf has very heavy boating and shipping traffic and is a center for sport fishing. It also hosts thousands of sail boats, luxury yachts, and sport fishing craft.
In 2005, Americans, garbed in “Islamic Guard” uniforms operating three Zodiac-type boats, approached American ships in the Persian Gulf. At the same time, radio traffic was generated under the identifier “rabbit” and was claimed to be containing threats and taunts against the American Navy.
These signals came from sources working with the US “false-flag” team, sources inside the security services of Bahrain.