Houthis Claim Responsibility for Attack Against Commercial Vessel MSC United

Houthis Claim Responsibility for Attack Against Commercial Vessel MSC United

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What to Know:

The Houthis have claimed responsibility for a missile attack against the Liberian-flagged container ship MSC UNITED in the Red Sea. According to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations, several explosions were observed close to the vessel, however, there was no damage or injuries reported.

The Statement:

Houthi military spokesman Yahya Saree announced that “The naval forces of the Yemeni Armed Forces, with the help of God Almighty, carried out a targeting operation against a commercial ship, “MSC UNITED,” with appropriate naval missiles. The process of targeting the ship came after its crew refused, for the third time, calls from the naval forces, as well as repeated fiery warning messages.”

Likewise, Saree stated that “The Yemeni Armed Forces Air Force also carried out a military operation with a number of drones against military targets in the Umm al-Rashrash area and other areas in occupied Palestine,” which came amid Houthi strike attempts against Eilat, Israel, earlier today.

As previously stated, Saree said that “the continuation of their operations in the Red and Arab Bahrain against Israeli ships or those heading to the ports of occupied Palestine until the entry of the food and medicine needed by the Gaza Strip” and that the Houthis will continue “preventing the passage of all Israeli ships or those heading to the ports of occupied Palestine, with their full concern for the continuation of maritime traffic to all destinations except the Israeli entity.”

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