She announced US Central Command Its destroyer shot down several drones yesterday, Sunday, in the Red Sea, while Dan Security Council International what he described as attacks launched by the Ansar Allah group (The Houthis) in Yemen On a merchant ship.
The US Central Command (Centcom) said in a statement that “4 attacks targeted 3 commercial ships sailing separately in international waters south of the Red Sea,” explaining that “the destroyer USS Carney responded to distress calls from the ships and provided assistance to them, and shot down 3 drones.” .
Agencies reported that the US destroyer detected a missile launched from an area controlled by the Houthis in Yemen and it landed near the ship “Unity Explorer” flying the flag of the Bahamas. The ship later reported that it was slightly damaged by another missile fired from an area controlled by the Houthis.
The cargo ship “No. 9”, which flies the Panama flag, also reported material damage due to a missile launched from Yemen, while the ship “Sophie 2”, which also flies the Panama flag, reported being hit without any casualties.
He was an official in the US Department of Defense (PentagonHe told Al Jazeera yesterday, Sunday, that missiles and drones were launched from Yemen towards the US destroyer Carney and commercial ships…The Red Sea.
The US military also said that they had “reason to believe that these attacks carried out by the Houthis occurred with the full support of… IranAt a time when an American official told Al Jazeera, “We cannot confirm whether the destroyer Karni was the target of the Houthi attack with drones and missiles in the Red Sea.”
The UN Security Council condemned “in the strongest terms” what it described as the recent attacks launched by the Houthis on a commercial ship in the Red Sea, calling for the immediate release of the ship Galaxy Leader, which the Houthis announced last November 19 that they had seized in the Red Sea, and taken to the Red Sea. The Yemeni coast, in solidarity with the Palestinian resistance and in support of the people of the Gaza Strip, according to the military spokesman for the Houthis, Yahya Saree.
This international condemnation comes after the military spokesman for the Houthis announced yesterday, Sunday, that their forces carried out a targeting operation against two Israeli ships at Bab al-Mandab, saying – in a video statement – that “our naval forces will continue to target Israeli ships until the aggression against Gaza stops, and will also continue to prevent Israeli ships.” From navigation until the aggression against Gaza stops.”
The Houthis had threatened Israel with “painful and crushing” strikes following the return of the aggression against the Gaza Strip. They also announced on October 31 for the first time that they were targeting Israel with a large number of missiles and drones, followed by the announcement of more than one other operation, most notably towards the city of Eilat, according to their statements. .