CENTCOM Confirms Additional Strikes in Yemen Against Houthis

The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) has confirmed that strikes targeted and “destroyed a Houthi surface-to-air missile prepared to launch.”

“U.S. forces identified the missile in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and determined that it presented an imminent threat to U.S. aircraft,” the statement added.

The follows reports from Houthi-affiliated sources of airstrike activity in the Saada Governorate in northwestern Yemen.

This marks the 11th round of strikes against the Houthis since the start of operations on January 11.