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US Navy warship near Yemen intercepted projectiles, Pentagon says

Posted on AllSides October 19th, 2023
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A U.S. Navy warship on Thursday intercepted three cruise missiles and several drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement from Yemen potentially toward Israel, the Pentagon said.

Washington is on heightened alert for activity by Iran-backed groups as regional tensions soar during the Israel-Hamas war.

The Pentagon said the destroyer USS Carney was operating in the northern Red Sea on Thursday when it brought down the projectiles and there were no injuries.

"We cannot say for certain what these missiles and drones were targeting, but they were launched from Yemen...

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https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-navy-warship-near-yemen-intercepted-projectiles-official-2023-10-19/

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