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A mystery of shelled by rebels freighter with UN food near Aden

June 1, 2015 at 04:28 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Aden (AFP) - The Huthis rebels on May 31 shelled approaching Aden general cargo vessel, which was carrying some 7,000 tons of humanitarian food on board destined for Yemen civil population. At the time of firing vessel was about 1 mile off port. Amsterdam turned back and sailed some 7 nm from Aden. According to the official, the vessel had set off from Djibouti, which the UN uses as a hub for humanitarian aid bound for Yemen.
Comment:
According to regional media, the vessel in question is Amsterdam, but according to AIS, vessel after leaving Djibouti sailed to Hodaidah, Red sea. Last know position 1100 UTC May 31 Red sea south of Hodaidah. So who shelled what, and where, is a bit of a mystery.

A mystery of shelled by rebels freighter with UN food near Aden

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