Reports Say Israeli Ship "Galaxy Leader" Hijacked By Houthi Terrorists
Reports from Arab media indicate that the "Galaxy Leader," a vehicle carrier vessel, was hijacked in the Red Sea on Monday by the Houthi group, which is supported by Iran, as reported by The Jerusalem Post.
The Galaxy Leader was last seen in the Red Sea (Position: 19.88°(lat) /38.84°(Ion)). The ship is underway, cruising at 17.5 knots.
Lord Bebo @MyLordBebo
🇾🇪🇮🇱🚨‼️ BREAKING: The Houthis in Yemen hijacked an "Israeli cargo ship" called "Galaxy Leader" sailing in the Gulf. There are said to be 22 crew members on board the ship. Israeli Media
Also the spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces: An important statement in the coming hours.
Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian @manniefabian
The IDF says the hijacking of the shipping vessel in the Red Sea by the Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen is a "very serious incident on the global scale."
It says the ship was sailing from Turkey to India with an international civilian crew, without any Israelis aboard.