Armed men board vessel in Gulf of Oman: UKMTO

DUBAI (Reuters) - Armed men boarded a vessel at anchor in the Gulf of Oman on Tuesday, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said. 'The vessel is now reported to be at anchor approx.

Reuters April 15, 2020 00:11:17 IST
Armed men board vessel in Gulf of Oman: UKMTO

Armed men board vessel in Gulf of Oman UKMTO

DUBAI (Reuters) - Armed men boarded a vessel at anchor in the Gulf of Oman on Tuesday, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said.

"The vessel is now reported to be at anchor approx. 3nm (nautical miles) off Ras Al Kuh, in vicinity of 25-48N 057-14E," the emailed advisory notice said.

UKMTO added it was monitoring the situation and advised all vessels in the vicinity to stay vigilant and to report any incidents.

(Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Writing by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Jan Harvey)

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