US says destroyer downed drone over Red Sea that was launched from Houthi-ruled area

In this April 29, 2015 US Navy handout photo, the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) arrives in Souda Bay, Greece on April 29, 2015 for a scheduled port visit. (US Navy/AFP, File)
In this April 29, 2015 US Navy handout photo, the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) arrives in Souda Bay, Greece on April 29, 2015 for a scheduled port visit. (US Navy/AFP, File)

US Central Command says the USS Laboon guided-missile destroyer downed a drone over the Red Sea that was launched from a Houthi-ruled part of Yemen.

According to Central Command, the drone was near several commercial ships when it was intercepted over international waters.

There are no reports of injuries or damage.

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