Nineteen Iranian sailors were killed and 15 were wounded in a friendly fire accident.
Iranian state television said the incident took place “in the perimeter of Iran’s southern Bandar-e Jask port on the Gulf of Oman during Iranian Navy drills on Sunday,”
The frigate Jamaran fired a missile that hit the Konarak, a support vessel.
"The vessel was hit after moving a practice target to its destination and not creating enough distance between itself and the target," state television said.
Iran’s Navy regularly holds exercises in the area.