UK says vessel attacked west of Houthi-controlled port, crew evacuated

CAIRO, Egypt — The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) agency says it received a report of an attack 15 nautical miles west of Yemen’s port of Mokha, where the Houthis that control much of Yemen have been attacking shipping lanes.

“The crew took the vessel to anchor and were evacuated by military authorities,” UKMTO adds in an advisory note.

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