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US navy ship collides with Japanese oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

2012-08-13 06:04:22 GMT2012-08-13 14:04:22(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A US Navy ship has collided with a Japanese oil tanker early on Sunday, just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

The collision left a breach about 3-by-3 meters in the starboard side of USS Porter. No casualties or injuries has been reported and there were no reports of spills or leakages from either ship. The cause of the incident is under investigation, but the collision was not "combat related."

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