The agency reported that it received information about the incident 136 km southeast of the city of Al-Shihr in Yemen.

Authorities are investigating.

As reported by Reuters, citing the British company Ambrey, which deals with maritime security issues, a cargo ship flying the flag of the Marshall Islands was attacked.

Earlier, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) confirmed the shelling of an American merchant ship off the coast of Yemen.

Later, the department announced attacks on Houthi missile launchers in Yemen.

The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergei Lavrov, noted that the United States and Great Britain trampled on international law by striking at Yemen.