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Deserted oil tanker in Yemen: Houthis ask for help

Yemen’s Houthi rebels call for international assistance as a deserted oil tanker carrying more than a million barrels of oil leaks into Red Sea.

Houthi rebels in Yemen are appealing for international assistance as a deserted oil tanker off the country’s coast continues to leak into the Red Sea.

Both the Houthis and Yemen’s government claim ownership of the tanker – and its more than one million barrels of oil.

Al Jazeera’s Mohammed al-Attab reports from Sanaa.