May 13, 2024

Terrorists continue attacks on U.S. forces in the Red Sea

Posted May 13, 2024 10:00 AM
File photo U.S. Central Command
File photo U.S. Central Command

JERUSALEM —U.S. warships faced terrorist additional threats in and adjacent to the Red Sea over the past three days.

Just after 3:30a.m. Sunday, U.S. forces successfully destroyed one uncrewed aerial system or drone launched by Iranian-backed Houthis over the Gulf of Aden from Houthi controlled areas in Yemen, according to the  U.S. Central Command.

Just before 4:45 a.m. Saturday, U.S. forces successfully destroyed three drones  launched by Iranian-backed Houthis over the Red Sea from Houthi controlled areas in Yemen.

At approximately 8:45 p.m. Friday, the terrorists launched a drone over the Gulf of Aden. A coalition aircraft successfully engaged the UAS.

There were no injuries or damages reported by U.S., coalition, or merchant vessels from these attacks.