The Houthis attack an American ship after hitting a British commercial ship with missiles

Ahmed Moawad - | World

According to the Houthi military spokesman, a British oil tanker was attacked and set ablaze in the Gulf of Aden by naval missiles.

A commercial ship was hit by a missile

Ambrey, a British shipping company, said that a missile struck a commercial ship southeast of Aden, Yemen, causing it to catch fire. It claimed to have received information on two explosions that occurred close to the ship but did not damage it.

An incident has been reported 60 nautical miles off Hodeidah, Yemen, and coalition forces are reacting to it, according to the British Maritime Trade Operations Authority.

The following statements were made by the British Maritime Trade Operations Authority: Two missiles went off in the water far from the port of Aden; an accident was reported by the Ambrey Maritime Security Company southeast of Bab al-Mandab; and an explosion was being monitored a mile away from a Panamanian-affiliated tanker carrying crude oil and petroleum products.

Targeting a ship carrying flammable materials

According to reports, yesterday the Houthis assaulted a ship in the Gulf of Aden that was carrying items that could catch fire. The targeting caused the ship to catch fire, but American, French, and Indian ships responded swiftly to extinguish the blaze, rescuing all of the sailors.

According to local media, the ship continued on its customary voyage after the Houthi attack, which involved a ballistic missile, was denied by the US Central Command. No human injuries were reported.

She made it clear that the combined efforts of the US, French, and Indian fleets saved lives and preserved the environment in the area, and she clarified that the Houthi attacks are unrelated to the Gaza conflict because the ship and her crew are unaffiliated with Israel.

According to Central Command, the "Marlin Luanda" is a commercial ship that carries shipments of naphtha, a highly combustible mixture of liquid hydrogen and other chemicals. The Houthis endangered the lives of the international crew, which includes 22 Indians and Bangladeshis.

As a result of the Houthis' indiscriminate fire on ships in the Red Sea, almost 40 nations are feeling the effects.

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