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An oil tanker was hit by a missile in the Gulf of Aden after crossing the Red Sea

An oil tanker was hit by a missile in the Gulf of Aden after crossing the Red Sea

Children walk near a billboard bearing an image of ships being targeted, on the day Houthi-run forces in Yemen targeted a US ship in the Red Sea, on a street in Sanaa, Yemen, on January 10, 2024.

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An oil tanker works for Trafigura A company spokesperson told CNBC in a statement that the company was hit by a missile on Friday after crossing the Red Sea.

The oil ship Marlin Luanda was hit by a missile in the Gulf of Aden. The spokesman said that firefighting equipment on board the ship was being used to put out a fire in one of the cargo tanks.