Failed Attack on Container Ship Cosco Asia in the Suez Canal

COSCO_ASIAThere are reports of an unsuccessful attack on the Cosco Asia, a 10,000 TEU container ship, which was transiting the Suez on Saturday night. As reported by the BBC: Canal authority head Mohab Mamish said a “terrorist element” targeted a Panama-flagged vessel on Saturday, but it was undamaged. There were reports of two blasts, but details of the attack are unclear… The unconfirmed reports said there were two explosions at 12:30 GMT on Saturday as the ship, Cosco Asia, passed through the waterway.

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