Britain's UKMTO aware of possible maritime incident off UAE coast

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DUBAI, April 13 (Reuters) - The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Tuesday it was aware of a possible incident which occurred off the coast of Fujairah, part of the United Arab Emirates.

In an advisory notice UKTMO - which is part of Britain's Royal Navy - said investigations were ongoing and advised mariners to exercise extreme caution in the area.

Pro-Iran media outlets said earlier that a commercial vessel owned by an Israeli firm had been attacked near Fujairah. read more

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