ADVISORY NOTICE 001/APR/2019 UPDATE 001 - ATTACK
1. Description: UKMTO HAS RECEIVED FURTHER CLARIFICIATION
On 21 APR 2019 at approximately 0712Z two trawlers were involved in an incident 240nm SE of Mogadishu in position: 0029S 04836E. One was approached by two skiffs with 8-10 POB. A second trawler went to its aid and was fired upon in position 0057S 04839E at 0830Z by one skiff. Embarked AST returned fire and skiff departed.
Crew and vessels are SAFE.
VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION
2. Source: Reported to UKMTO via telephone (Time Late).
3. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.
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.
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