Attack on ship off Yemen – three crew missing and 4 injured

A merchant ship was damaged by an attack south of her Yemen and coalition forces are providing support to it, according to UKMTO, the British Maritime Defense Organisation. It's about the ship True faith with Flag of BarbadosAmerican interests, with a management company in Cyprus.

The ship was attacked by an entity introducing itself as “”.Yemen NavyAnd ordered to reverse course, British insurer Ambre said separately. “Ambray spotted an Indian Navy warship sailing close to the ship's last known location (…) Search and rescue operations are underway, further reports said.“, he said, as crew members boarded lifeboats. The incident occurred about 57 nautical miles southwest of the southern Yemeni port of Aden.

According to a US defense official, Smoke could be seen coming from the dry cargo ship With the flag of Barbados, the True faith, on the south coast of Yemen near Aden. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Reuters A lifeboat was also seen in the sea Near the ship, without giving further details.

A shipping source said Three crew members on board the said vessel are missing and four have sustained severe burns. The source, who declined to be named, said the vessel appears to have been abandoned. Shipping ministry sources said There were no Greeks on board.

fighters Houthi Conducted drone and missile attacks against ships in Yemen Red Sea, Bab al-Madeb Strait and Gulf of Aden since November. They say they are acting in solidarity with Palestinians in Israel's war against the Gaza Strip after a deadly attack by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in southern Israel on October 7.

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Source: APE-MPE, Reuters

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