WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Houthi anti-ship missile broken an oil tanker within the Gulf of Aden on Friday however no accidents have been reported and a U.S. Navy ship was offering help, the U.S. army stated.
The Marshall Islands-flagged Marlin Luanda issued a misery name and reported harm, U.S. Central Command stated in a put up on X, previously Twitter. The USS Carney and different coalition ships have been offering help to the oil tanker, it stated.
About eight hours later, the U.S. army destroyed a Houthi anti-ship missile that was aimed into the Red Sea and able to launch, Central Command stated.
The missile “presented an imminent threat to merchant vessels and the U.S. Navy ships in the region,” it stated.