US military says it downed missile and drones launched by Houthis

WASHINGTON — The US military says that it destroyed one inbound anti-ship ballistic missile and two drones launched by Iranian-backed Houthis from Yemen toward the Red Sea.

US Central Command says no injuries or damage was reported.

“Additionally, during this timeframe CENTCOM forces destroyed a mobile surface-to-air missile system in Houthi controlled territory,” it says in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter.

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