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Attack on 3rd Israeli-owned ship reported in Gulf of Oman

News reports from Lebanon and Arab media say an Israeli-owned car carrier was damaged off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates.
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Reports from Lebanon say an Israeli-owned ship called the Hyperion was attacked the afternoon of April 13 in United Arab Emirates waters. The Lebanese Al Mayadeen news outlet, affiliated with Hezbollah, said the ship came under fire near the emirate of Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman.

The vehicle-carrier vessel, owned by the Israeli Ray Shipping company and Israeli businessman Rami Ungar, has been sailing under a Bahaman flag for six years. The ship was reported to have sustained light damage above its waterline. No injuries were reported, and the ship did not need to return to port for repair. 

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