Seafarer severely hurt in Houthi assault

A seafarer on a general cargo vessel was seriously injured after two Houthi missiles hit the
ship on 13 June.

The US Central Command (Centcom) said that two anti-ship cruise missiles struck the 2008-built 11,402 dwt Verbena, which is owned by Ukraine-based Donbasstransitservice and operated by Poland-based Dtschart Sp.

The US warship USS Philippine Sea evacuated the injured seafarer to a partner force ship
nearby for treatment.

The attack set Verbena on fire, but the ship is continuing on its...

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