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Houthi missile hits oil tanker in Gulf of Aden; U.S. responds with more airstrikes in Yemen

Posted on AllSides January 27th, 2024
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A missile fired by Iran-backed Houthis struck an oil tanker sailing in the Gulf of Aden late Friday night, U.S. officials said, and American forces quickly responded with another round of airstrikes targeting the rebel group in Yemen.

U.S. Central Command said the Houthi anti-ship missile struck the Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker M/V Marlin Luanda. The ship was damaged and its crew issued a distress call, CENTCOM said. No injuries were reported. U.S. and other allied ships in the area responded to the distress call.

The strike was the latest in a...

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