UK Maritime Trade Authority Reports Ship Attacked Off Oman Coast
07:05 GMT 30.07.2021 (Updated: 07:28 GMT 30.07.2021)
© AP Photo / Jon GambrellThe Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers targeted in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman
© AP Photo / Jon Gambrell
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) has reported that a ship was attacked off the coast of Oman.
"UKMTO has received reports of a vessel being attacked in position .... approx 152 NM NE DUQM, Oman [175 miles off Port of Duqm], at approximately 1800 UTC [18:00 GMT] on 29 Jul 2021", a statement by the organisation reads.
The maritime authority added that investigations into the report are currently ongoing.
The statement noted that the incident was not related to piracy. So far, no details about the vessel or its condition are available.