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Middle East Crisis

Dramatic video footage of car carrier hijack in Red Sea

Photo: Screenshot from X Hijack of the Galaxy Leader
The Yemini military has released dramatic video footage of the hijack on Sunday of the car carrier Galaxy Leader.

The footage posted below shows heavily armed troops boarding the vessel by helicopter and taking control of the ship at gunpoint.

The Ray Car Carriers vessel chartered by NYK and has a crew 25 onboard of various nationalities including Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Filipino and Mexican.