Monday, May 12, 2008

US Navy ships move closer to Myanmar, ready to help if asked: commander

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A U.S. Navy commander says three ships are sailing toward Myanmar, ready to aid cyclone victims if they are given permission.

Vice Admiral Doug Crowder said Monday that the ships were currently in the Bay of Bengal.

"We have three of our amphibious ships that are part of the 7th fleet that are headed that way right now," he told reporters in Jakarta.

Source: ITH

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