RNA – Speaking to a group of commanders of the Islamic Resistance in response to the fire onboard the American ship USS Bonhomme Richard, General Esmail Qaani, the Commander of the Qods Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), stated, “What has happened in the United States today, especially with the wasp-class amphibious assault ship, is the result of the actions, behaviour and crimes of the American government and it is a divine promise that anyone who commits a crime will be punished by God. Because they changed the word of God and oppressed and committed crimes, they were caught in divine wrath and punishment.”
He stressed, “The Americans shouldn’t unjustifiably look for the culprit and blame others. This is the fire they lit themselves and today, this fire has engulfed them. We must tell them that this is the answer to your crimes committed by your own elements, God will punish you with your own hands.”
General Qaani reminded the American government, “Your happy days are still very hard days and difficult events are ahead of you and the Zionist regime.
He said, “The fact is that the American military is tired and worn out and its equipment is broken. American Navy commanders have long said the ships are nothing more than scrap metal. The United States must accept its bad situation and not oppress humanity and its people any more.”
On July 12, an explosion occurred about 8,50 a.m. aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard while in its home port at Naval Base San Diego and while it was undergoing maintenance. The resulting fire was fueled by paper, cloth, rags or other materials, not fuel oil or other hazardous materials, Rear Admiral Philip Sobeck, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 3, told reporters that evening.
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