Second tanker attacked

New attack on a tanker off Yemen.

Second Attack on Civilian Ships Raises Alarm

A second attack on an oil tanker in the vital international trade route at the Yemeni coast has heightened concerns that commercial shipping is at risk in the region, reported Al Arabiya.

It is still unclear whether the culprits of the attack were Houthi rebels or pirates, although the latter is more likely; Major General Ahmed Assiri, a Saudi coalition spokesman stated that it is important the Houthi rebels and their allies take immediate steps to implement the United Nations Security Council resolution 2216, leading to a peaceful end to the conflict.

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