Monday, October 10, 2016

Pentagon: U.S. Navy Destroyer Came Under Missile Fire Near Yemen (Updated)

The Guardian: Missiles fired at US navy destroyer from rebel-held Yemen

Incident involving ship in Red Sea comes a day after US said its backing for Saudi-led coalition was not a ‘blank cheque’

A US navy destroyer was targeted with missiles from rebel-held territory in Yemen, a day after Washington said it would review its support for a war led by Saudi Arabia that has devastated the impoverished nation and led to thousands of civilian casualties.

The latest escalation came as the Saudi government pledged to investigate an incident on Saturday in which airstrikes by its coalition allegedly killed more than a hundred mourners at a funeral wake and wounded more than 600 in one of the deadliest single incidents of the 17-month war.

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WNU Editor: The Houthi rebels are denying involvement in this missile attack .... Yemen's Houthi movement denies attack on U.S. warship: official (Reuters).

More News On A U.S. Navy Ship Coming Under Missile Fire Near Yemen

Missiles fired from rebel-held Yemen land near US destroyer -- AP
U.S. Navy ship targeted in failed missile attack from Yemen: U.S. -- Reuters
Yemen conflict: Missiles fired at US warship in Red Sea -- BBC
Pentagon: U.S. warship off coast of Yemen targeted by missiles -- UPI
Missiles from rebel-held Yemen territory fired at U.S. Navy destroyer -- Washington Post
U.S. Navy Ship Comes Under Fire Near Yemen -- NYT
Yemen: Missiles target US warship, Pentagon says -- CNN
Two missiles fired from Yemen land near U.S. warship -- USA Today
Missiles Fired From Yemen Miss U.S. Navy Ship in Escalation -- Bloomberg
Two Missiles Fired at U.S. Navy Ship From Rebel-Held Yemen Territory: Pentagon -- NBC
Iranian Militia FIRES On US Destroyer At Sea -- Daily Caller
Houthi rebels fire 2 missiles at US Navy destroyer in Red Sea -- FOX News
US: Navy destroyer in missile attack from Yemen -- Al Jazeera
US Navy destroyer comes under missile attack off Yemen coast – Pentagon -- RT

1 comment:

RussInSoCal said...

An Emirates HSV-1 "Swift" ship was destroyed last week by a Houthi launched anti-ship missile. Supplied by Iran.

Read: Iran has now fired an anti-ship missile at a US Destroyer. Luckily the CWIS system knocked it down. The Obama admin is suppressing any talk of aggression by their new allies, the Iranians.