US Navy ship fires on fishing boat off Jebel Ali Port : UAE official

Abu Dhabi: A United States Navy supply ship opened fire this evening on a fishing boat near the mouth of Jebel Ali Port in the emirate of Dubai, a UAE Foreign Ministry official said.

Dr. Tariq Ahmed Al Haidan, Assistant to UAE Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, said an Indian fisherman was killed and three others, also Indians, were seriously injured.

”’The UAE concerned authorities are investigating the shooting incident,” he added.