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Bab el-Mandeb Strait

Bab el-Mandeb Strait:


Explosions were reported near a cargo ship in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait .

  • According to the UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO).
  • The ship was travelling between the coasts of Eritrea and Yemen.
  • A strait is a narrow, naturally formed waterway that connects two larger bodies of water, typically seas or oceans.
  • They can be formed by a variety of geological processes, such as tectonic activity, erosion, or the submersion of land.
  • The Strait of Bab el-Mandeb is a crucial maritime chokepoint, connecting the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.