British vessel attacked by Iran-backed Houthi terrorists in Gulf of Aden, near Yemen

BREAKING: A British vessel was attacked in the Gulf of Aden, offshore of Yemen’s port of Mukalla, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said, without giving further details.

“Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution,” UKMTO said in a warning notice on its website. The attack happened at 1230 GMT, it said.

This was the ninth reported attack by Iran-backed Houthi terrorists in the Gulf of Aden this year.