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US military says it destroyed Houthi patrol boats, uncrewed surface vessel, drone

By Thomson Reuters Jun 13, 2024 | 9:06 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Thursday it destroyed two Houthi patrol boats, one uncrewed surface vessel and one drone over the Red Sea.

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, who control most areas of Yemen, launched two anti-ship ballistic missiles from a Houthi controlled area of Yemen into the Red Sea, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement, adding there was no damage or injuries from those missiles.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Washington; Editing by Christopher Cushing)