US military says Houthi anti-ship missile intercepted over Gulf of Aden

CAIRO — A coalition vessel successfully engaged one anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM), which was launched from the Iranian-backed Houthi “terrorist-controlled areas” in Yemen over the Gulf of Aden, the US Central Command says in a statement.

“The ASBM was likely targeting the MV Yorktown, a US-flagged, owned, and operated vessel with 18 US and four Greek crew members,” it says..

“There were no injuries or damage reported by US, coalition, or commercial ships,” it adds.

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