Cargo ship attacked off coast of Yemen

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 Two missiles were fired at a cargo ship off the southeast coast of Yemen on Thursday, causing fire onboard, the British Maritime Trade Operations Agency (UKMTO) reported.

The maritime agency said it received a report of a missile attack on a cargo ship sailing around 70 nautical miles southeast of the port city of Aden. Although the type of ship and its cargo have not been revealed, the UKMTO indicated that the U.S.-British coalition naval forces are actively addressing the situation.
The status of any crew casualties remains uncertain.

Following the incident, the UKMTO has warned all ships passing through the area to exercise caution.
Vessels are also urged to report suspicious sightings or activities that may jeopardise maritime security.

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