Hundreds of liters of hydraulic oil leak from Navy boat into Red Sea

Hundreds of liters of hydraulic oil have leaked from a Navy boat into the Red Sea in the Eilat Bay.

The Navy carried out several actions to quickly absorb as much of the oil as possible, according to the Environment Protection Ministry.

It is not yet clear what caused the leak.

The ministry is investigating the incident and its ramifications.

View of the Jordanian city of Aqaba, as seen from the Israeli city of Eilat. November 10, 2019. (Moshe Shai/FLASH90)

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