US Stops Drones In Red Sea

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) have confirmed that one of the ships of the coast of Yemen was severely struck.

The damage was so severe that the crew was forced to abandon the ship over worries about it’s ability to stay afloat.

“Military authorities report crew have abandoned the vessel,” the UKMTO said. “Vessel at anchor and all crew are safe.”

US Central Command also confirmed that the UK ship the Rubymar was struck with two anti-ship ballistic missiles.

But that’s not all.

Business Insider reported that the Houthi rebels shot down an American MQ-9 Reaper drone off the coast of Yemen.

From Business Insider:

US officials on Tuesday said initial indications were that the Reaper was, in fact, shot down by the Houthis off the coast of Yemen early Monday morning local time. A Pentagon spokesperson said the rebels used a surface-to-air missile to take down the drone, which has not yet been recovered by the US.

On Febuary 22, 2024, the Associated Press reported that the Houthi’s set a ship on fire after an attack in the Gulf of Aden “as Israel intercepted what appeared to be another Houthi attack near the port city of Eilat.”

The UK-owned cargo ship MV Islander was struck by a missile “causing one minor injury and damage.”

CENTCOM announced that US aircraft and coalition forces have shot down six Houthi explosive drones over the Red Sea “likely targeting U.S. and coalition warships and were an imminent threat.”

Things are getting so dangerous that a ship headed to Eygpt from Thailand put out a message saying, “SYRIAN CREW ON BOARD” in hopes to stop an attack on their vessel.

Meanwhile, here’s President Biden…


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