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Further Container Ship Hit in Bab el-Mandeb Strait Friday: AP News


A ballistic missile fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen hit another container ship Friday in the Red Sea near the Bab el-Mandeb Strait according to AP News reports of a US defense official.

  • The vessel is reported as the MSC Palatium III adding to recent reports of a Hapag-Lloyd container also being struck.
  • “The missile apparently was targeting the Al Jasrah, another cargo ship struck by a projectile earlier Friday.” AP News reported

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