US shoots down drone launched from Yemen near Navy ship

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2023
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The U.S. shot down a drone launched from Yemen as it was headed toward a Navy destroyer Wednesday, according to the Pentagon.

The USS Thomas Hudner, an Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, was transiting international waters around the Red Sea when the drone was spotted in the direction of the ship, the Defense Department said, and the naval crew shot it down.

There were no casualties and no damage to the U.S. naval ship.

The clash is the latest in the Middle East, where the U.S. has been fending off a series of...

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