Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Ballistic Missile Strikes US Ship


A ballistic missile fired from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen has struck a U.S.-owned and operated merchant vessel attempting to transit the .

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) confirmed a hit on the bulk carrier M/V Gibraltar Eagle by an anti-ship missile.

According to CENTCOM, the ship reports no injuries and remains seaworthy. It is continuing on its journey.

The strike comes less than a day after the Houthis fired a missile at a U.S. destroyer in the Red Sea.

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Patrick Houck
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