Arab Coalition: Houthis attack UAE ship off coast of Yemen

A UAE police boat sails past the M Star oil tanker at sea near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates July 29, 2010. (Archives)

The Arab Coalition in support of restoring the legitimate government in Yemen said on Wednesday that a boast launched a missile targeting a UAE ship off the coast of Yemen.

According to the statement, the ship was attacked by a guided missile fired by the Houthi militias after it left the Yemeni port of al-Mokha, however it caused no damage to the ship.

The statement, carried by the Saudi Press Agency said that it is conducting a thorough follow-up of the incident, and tracked the perpetrators.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54