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An oil tanker was hit by a missile attack near Yemen – mass media

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May18,2024

The oil tanker suffered of a missile attack near Yemen - mass media

A crude oil tanker sailing under the flag of Panama was hit by a missile off the coast of Yemen.

This is reported by Reuters with reference to the British company Ambrey , which specializes in maritime security issues, reports Ukrinform.

According to Ambrey, the ship was hit by a missile and a fire started on board. The tanker was assisted. It is noted that "one of the vessel's steering units remained operational.

The United Kingdom Military Maritime Merchant Operations Center (UKMTO) later reported that the vessel "minor damage", all crew members are safe.

The incident occurred approximately 150 kilometers from the city of Hodeidah.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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