UKMTO Report an attack on a vessel, Southern Red Sea
Issued: 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
17 Mar 2023 - 01:50 CW Alert 015- (Mar 23) Indian Ocean General alert TBC UKMTO
The UKMTO has released a report that an attack has taken place on a vessel approximately 30nm Southwest of Hodeida, Yemen. The Master of a vessel reported that one craft approached, and four to five bursts of automatic gunfire were directed towards the vessel. The armed security team onboard returned fire, which resulted in the perpetrators moving away. The vessel and crew are reported as safe.
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