US forces strike two Houthi mobile anti-ship missiles in Red Sea

MENA

Published: 2024-02-08 15:12

Last Updated: 2024-02-26 21:49


US forces strike two Houthi mobile anti-ship missiles in Red Sea
US forces strike two Houthi mobile anti-ship missiles in Red Sea

The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) has announced that its forces “conducted self-defense strikes against two Houthi mobile anti-ship cruise missiles prepared to launch against ships in the Red Sea” at approximately 9 p.m. Sanaa time Wednesday, February 7.

At 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, a second strike was conducted “against a Houthi mobile land attack cruise missile prepared to launch.”

The missiles presented an “imminent threat” to US Navy ships and merchant vessels, according to CENTCOM.