Houthis announce targeting two American ships in Gulf of Aden

MENA

Published: 2024-02-19 21:13

Last Updated: 2024-04-23 17:13


Houthis announce targeting two American ships in Gulf of Aden
Houthis announce targeting two American ships in Gulf of Aden

The Spokesperson for Yemen’s Houthis, Yahya Saree’, announced that their forces targeted two American ships in the Gulf of Aden.


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The two operations were carried out using the “suitable naval missiles,” according to the statement, and managed to inflict a direct hit.

The first ship is “Sea Champion” and the second is “Navis Fortuna”, both were hit in the Gulf of Aden.

The full statement reads as follows:

“In the name of Allah, Allah almighty said (Permission has been given to those who have been fought because they have been wronged, and indeed, God is Able to grant them victory.) God Almighty has spoken the truth.)

“Triumphing the oppressed people of Palestine, who until this moment are subjected to aggression and siege in the Gaza Strip, and within the response to the American-British aggression against our country.

“The naval forces of the Yemeni Armed Forces carried out - with the help of Allah Almighty - two specific military operations in which they targeted two American ships in the Gulf of Aden, the first was “Sea Champion” and the other was “Navis Fortuna”. The targeting operation was carried out with a number of appropriate naval missiles, and the casualties were Accurate and direct, thanks to God.

“The total number of armed forces operations during the past twenty-four hours reached four operations. The first targeted a British ship and the operation resulted in its complete sinking, thanks to Allah. The second operation targeted the American aircraft “MQ9” in the airspace of Hodeidah Governorate, while the last two operations targeted two American ships.

“The Yemeni Armed Forces affirm their full right to take further military measures in the Red and Arab seas in defense of our people, our country, and our nation, and in confirmation of their position in support of the oppressed Palestinian people, and that their operations in the Red and Arab Bahrain will escalate and will not stop until the aggression stops and the siege on the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip is lifted.

“Allah is sufficient for us, and He is the best disposer of affairs, the best protector, and the best helper.”

Long live Yemen, free, beloved and independent
Victory belongs to Yemen and to all the free people of the nation

Sanaa 9 Shaban 1445 AH
Corresponding to the 19th of February 2024 AD

Issued by the Yemeni Armed Forces