Houthi Strike on Commercial Vessel, Red Sea

At approximately 1134 EST, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operation authority announced that an incident was underway in the Red Sea. By 1300 EST, the UKMTO confirmed that a commercial vessel was struck by a projectile approximately 23NM West of Mukha, Yemen. The vessel reportedly caught fire, but the crew was able to extinguish the flames and continue transit under self-power. All crew members are reportedly safe.