Last Thursday (10/19/23) A US Naval force warship working in the Middle East stopped numerous projectiles close to the shoreline of Yemen, the Pentagon confirmed.
According to one of the U.S. authorities, the rockets were fired by Iranian-allied Houthi assailants, who are involved in a continuous clash in Yemen. Roughly 2–3 rockets were caught, as per the subsequent authority.
Press secretary to the Pentagon, Brigadier General Pat Ryder, affirmed on a Thursday press briefing that the U.S.S. Carney, a naval destroyer, was strategically located in the Red Sea and intercepted three land assault missiles as well as a few drones that were sent off by the Houthi militants in Yemen.
Ryder stated that the action was an exhibit of the coordinated air and rocket guard design that the U.S. Navy established in the Middle East and that they are ready to use it at whatever point to safeguard their allies and maintain their advantage in the region.
There were no fatalities to the U.S. regiment and none to any Yemeni citizens on the ground that is known of, the Press Secretary added in the briefing.
Ryder commented that the Pentagon withholds the target of the drones and missiles as classified intel, but added the source of the launch was from Yemen heading northward of the Red Sea, “potentially” aiming at Israel.
The U.S.S. Carney traveled through the Suez Waterway into the Red Sea on Wednesday, stated the US Fleet Forces Command in a post on social media. The naval component declared that it is committed to assisting with guaranteeing oceanic security and harmony in the Middle East.
The occurrence was one of a series lately, with U.S. bases being attacked by drones in Iraq and Syria in the midst of expanding pressures in the locale as the conflict between Israel and Hamas ensues.