Posted on September 19, 2019 by Ilias Kiritsis
Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was attacked while transiting through the Red Sea off the coast of Eritrea.
Date: 17th of September
Location: Eritrea, Red Sea
Position: 1629.58N 04008.32E
A Sailing Yacht was attacked during the evening hours of September the 17th while transiting through the southern Red Sea, off the coast of Eritrea. The incident occurred at approximately 17:30 pm, close to the uninhabited Eritrean island of Harmil.
There is currently little information as to the nature of the attack, but according to initial reports, the vessel & crew are considered safe.
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