CENTCOM strikes 19 Houthi targets after launch of two anti-ship ballistic missiles


Published: 2024-03-12 09:42

Last Updated: 2024-04-17 21:36

American aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (July 28, 2022)
American aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (July 28, 2022)

The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) announced Tuesday that it conducted “six self-defense strikes” destroying an unmanned underwater vessel and 18 anti-ship missiles against Yemen's Houthis.

The strikes took place yesterday, Monday, at 2:50 PM and 11:30 PM (Sanaa time) after the Houthis launched earlier two anti-ship ballistic missiles towards the Red Sea targeting merchant vessel Pinocchio, a Singaporean-owned, Liberian-flagged ship, the strikes caused no injuries and no damage has been reported - according to CENTCOM’s statement.

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