Off the coast of Yemen, unidentified persons fired at the ship with Russian wheat

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Unknown missile hit the ship with a cargo of Russian wheat off the coast of Yemen. About it reports Bloomberg.

The incident occurred may 10 at 70 miles (approximately 110 kilometres) off the coast of Yemen. There were no injuries. The ship Ince Inebolu released from Novorossiysk, owned by the Turkish company Ince Shipping Group, it was carrying grain for the Yemeni Fahem Group.

The Agency said that the missile fell into the hold in which there were 50 thousand tons of grain. The cargo was not damaged. The vehicle was towed to the port of Jizan, Saudi Arabia and is currently awaiting repair. For the start of the reconstruction it is necessary to unload the wheat, and when she gets to the buyer is unknown.

In December 2017, all employees of the Russian Embassy left Yemen because of the situation in the country. The Ambassador of the employees are to perform their functions, while in the Saudi capital Riyadh.

In Yemen a few years of civil war. One of the warring parties — the military wing of the Houthis (the Shiite movement “Ansar Allah”) and those loyal to the former leadership of the country part of the army, the other troops expelled their Sunni President Abd-rabbu Mansour Hadi and the Saudi-led coalition.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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