Turkish ship suffers an explosion on its way to Hodeidah

Turkish ship suffers an explosion on its way to Hodeidah. (Screengrab)

Media sources said coalition forces searched a Turkish ship loaded with wheat, on Friday, after an explosion occurred on board while heading to the port of Salif in Hodeidah.

The sources added that the commander of the commercial vessel refused to help the coalition forces to find out the cause of the explosion.

The inspection team of the coalition forces revealed the presence of traces of an explosion and shrapnel inside the ship, which carries 23 Turkish sailors on board.

The ship was pulled to a Saudi port for the full examination of the ship and to check the cause of the explosion and the nature of its cargo.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:52 - GMT 06:52
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