Two British warships collided in a harbor in Bahrain, inflicting harm to the vessels however no accidents, the Royal Navy mentioned.
The HMS Chiddingfold appeared to reverse into the HMS Bangor because it was at a dock, based on video posted on social media.
“Why this happened is still to be established,” said Rear Admiral Edward Ahlgren. “We train our people to the highest standards and rigorously enforce machinery safety standards, but unfortunately incidents of this nature can still happen.”
Ahlgren mentioned an investigation is below manner into what went improper.
The two minehunters have been based mostly within the Middle East to assist defend service provider vessels.
The British navy final week joined the U.S. in bombing greater than a dozen websites utilized by the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen, whose relentless assaults on cargo vessels and warships within the Red Sea have disrupted world transport.