Coalition destroys explosive-laden Houthi boat

RIYADH — The Arab Coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemen said on Thursday that it intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden boat launched by Yemen’s Houthis from Hodeidah port.

Col. Turki Al-Maliki, spokesman of the coalition, said that the naval forces of the coalition spotted on Thursday morning an attempt by the Iran-backed terrorist Houthi militia to carry out an imminent hostile and terrorist act in the south of the Red Sea by using a booby-trapped boat and a drone launched from the Hodeidah governorate.

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Source: saudigazette.com.sa

Saudi-led coalition says it foiled Red Sea ship attack, Houthis deny

RIYADH (Reuters) – Naval forces from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen foiled an attempted attack on an unidentified commercial ship in the southern Red Sea on Monday by the Iran-aligned Houthis, which the group denied.

Spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said the Western-backed military alliance had destroyed an unmanned boat laden with explosives which the militants had used for the attack, Saudi state news agency SPA reported without providing more details.

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Source: reuters.com