Explosion off Somalia
Incident unconfirmed by military in region.
Explosion heard from ship off the coast of Somalia, official says
A huge explosion was heard from a ship off the coast of Somalia’s Puntland region late on Monday and flames were seen rising from what might be a foreign vessel, an official in a nearby port said.
“We heard (a) huge explosion and (saw) flame rising from the ship. I believe that the ship is foreign,” Ali Shire, mayor of Puntland’s port town of Alula, a pirate haven, told Reuters on Tuesday.
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