Ship ablaze after attack by Yemeni Houthis: report

Updated June 16 2024 - 6:50am, first published 6:46am
The US military says Houthi militants fired missiles at the Verbena vessel in the Gulf of Aden. (AP PHOTO)
The US military says Houthi militants fired missiles at the Verbena vessel in the Gulf of Aden. (AP PHOTO)

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations says a Palau-flagged cargo ship has been evacuated and the vessel is on fire and sinking, referring to an incident that happened 98 nautical miles east of Yemen's Aden on June 13.

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