UAE Navy boat collides with merchant ship in Gulf

accident resulted in no human casualties

ABU DHABI 26 July 2017: A merchant ship collided with a UAE Navy boat during a routine mission by the latter off the UAE territorial waters in the Arabian Gulf, yesterday morning, the General Command of the Armed Forces announced in a statement to Wam.

The accident resulted in no human casualties, said the statement, adding that other damage is being evaluated.

By Sheena Amos