US Navy seizes attackers who held Israel-linked tanker

Posted on AllSides November 27th, 2023
From The Center
Defense and Security, US Navy, Tanker, Israel
Reuters

A US Navy warship has captured armed men who seized an Israeli-linked tanker off the coast of Yemen on Sunday, US defence officials say.

The assailants attempted to escape on a boat but were chased by the US warship.

US Central Command reported that two missiles were then fired towards the warship from rebel Houthi-controlled territory in the country.

The Houthis have promised to target Israel over its war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

Israel launched its retaliatory campaign after the 7 October attack in southern Israel in which...

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