Two U.S naval ships collide in Gulf of Aden

  • Two U.S naval ships collided early on Thursday morning; there were no injuries.
  • Incident occurred in the Gulf of Aden in the Arabian Peninsula. 
  • U.S Navy say two vessels only suffered minor damage. 
  • USNS Walter S. Diehl and USNS Amelia Earhart were beginning a 'replenishment operation'; the ships are continuing with their mission following the incident. 

US Navy statement