UKMTO Reports Attack on Vessel in Red Sea 75 Miles Off Yemen's Al Hudaydah

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Sunday it had received information about a drone hitting a vessel 65 nautical miles (75 miles) off the Yemeni city of Al Hudaydah.
“UKMTO has received a report of an incident 65NM West of Al Hudaydah, Yemen. The Master of a merchant vessel reports being hit by uncrewed aerial system [UAS], resulting in damage to the vessel. All crew members are reported safe, and the vessel is proceeding to its next port of call,” the UK naval authorities wrote on X.
The authorities are investigating the incident, the agency said.
Meanwhile, all the vessels were advised to transit “with caution and report any suspicious activity” to the UK maritime authorities.
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