Abu Dhabi: A missile attack was carried out on an Israeli company ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, as a result of which the ship was damaged.

According to the international news agency, a merchant ship of an Israeli company coming from Kuwait to Al Fujairah was hit by a missile in the waters of the United Arab Emirates. A third Israeli plane has been targeted in just one month.

The Israeli ship was targeted after Iran blamed Israel for the accident at its nuclear facility in Natanz and threatened retaliation, but Iran has not claimed responsibility for the attack.