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ADVISORY NOTICE 006/OCT/16 - Shots Fired in the HRA #marsec


1. Category: Irregular Activity

2. Description: On 22 Oct 16 at 0555 UTC, an MV was approached by one blue hulled speed boat with 5-6 POB in posn 04 28.1N, 053 22.2E, approx. 300nm off the Somali coast. At a CPA of 2 cables warning shots were fired by the on board AST who report an alleged return of fire from the speedboat occupants, thereafter the speedboat departed. MV is safe.

3. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060

THIS ADVISORY is not Classified as a Maritime Security Event and has not been verified by UKMTO. This information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region. UKMTO is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.

UKMTO Watchkeeper


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