Missiles fired as maneuvers get underway

From Times Wire Reports

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard fired missiles carrying cluster warheads at the start of 10 days of military maneuvers, state television reported.

Tehran had said the maneuvers, which will include drills in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, were to demonstrate “defensive strength.”

Days before, the United States had led naval exercises in the Persian Gulf to practice blocking the transport of weapons of mass destruction.