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28 Sept 17 – attack – Off Nishtun, Yemen

On 28 September 2017 that a report on VHF CH16 had been heard from a MT stating she was under attack in posn:1557N 05229E.  Report has been received from 2 separate sources.

Update: Previously reported Possible Attack now confirmed in position: 1553N 05220E.  MT attacked by 1 small boat with 5-6 POB, shots fired.  UKMTO has spoken to MT and she confirmed VESSEL AND CREW ARE SAFE and proceeding to next port.

Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting this area.

Source: UKMTO