British authority reports explosion near commercial ship off Yemen coast

The UKMTO received a report of an explosion near a commercial ship in Yemen. The ship sustained no damage and continued its journey. Authorities are investigating, warning ships to be cautious. Pro-Iranian rebels launched attacks post-Israel's Gaza operation. Stay updated with Nova News on WhatsApp and social media channels.
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The British authority, Ukmto, received a report of an explosion near a commercial ship sailing 85 nautical miles east of Aden, Yemen. The ship’s captain confirmed that there was no damage and the crew is safe, continuing on their journey. Authorities are investigating the incident and have advised ships in the area to be cautious and report any suspicious activity. This incident comes after attacks by pro-Iranian Shiite Yemeni Houthi rebels and members of the Axis of Resistance following Israel’s operation in the Gaza Strip, targeting commercial ships in the Red Sea.

The situation highlights the ongoing tensions in the region and the potential risks faced by ships passing through the area. The attacks on commercial ships raise concerns about the safety of maritime travel in the Red Sea and the need for increased security measures. Ukmto’s response to the incident underscores the importance of vigilance and cooperation among authorities and shipping companies to ensure the safety of crew members and vessels in the region.

As the investigation into the explosion continues, it is crucial for ships to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to authorities. The incident serves as a reminder of the volatile security situation in the region and the potential threats faced by commercial ships. Heightened awareness and communication will be essential in ensuring the safety of maritime travel in the Red Sea amid ongoing tensions and security risks.

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