Command of Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen: UAE's ship was attacked by a missile from a boat off Yemeni coast

Thursday 1438/9/20 - 2017/06/15
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Jeddah, Ramadan 20, 1438, June 15, 2017, SPA -- The Command of Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen announced yesterday that an Emirati ship was attacked upon its departure from the Yemeni port of Mukha by a guided missile fired by Houthi militias without causing damage to the ship and resulted in the injury of one member of its crew.
The Command confirmed in a statement that a thorough follow-up of the incident is being carried and tracking down its perpetrators.
The Command renewed its warning that Al-Houthi militias' continuing practices of arms and ammunition smuggling activities into Yemeni territories affect the security of navigation in this vital part of the world.
The statement called on the international community to pressure Houthi militias and ousted Saleh's forces to implement United Nations Security Council resolutions 2216 to prevent these criminal practices.
--SPA
11:33 LOCAL TIME 08:33 GMT