U.S. Warship Targeted In Red Sea Attack, Yemen Rebels Suspected


An American warship, the USS Carney, came under attack in the Red Sea over the weekend. The U.S. government has attributed the attack to Houthi rebels in Yemen. Pentagon officials have reported that the warship successfully defended itself against the onslaught of missiles and drones during the five-hour long attack.

Key Takeaway

An American warship, the USS Carney, has been targeted in an attack in the Red Sea, allegedly carried out by Houthi rebels in Yemen. The ship successfully defended itself, but commercial ships in the vicinity may have been affected. The incident occurred as tensions escalated between Israel and Hamas following the cessation of the ceasefire.

The USS Carney, which is part of the naval fleet deployed to patrol the region, was accompanied by commercial ships. There are reports that some of these ships, although not American, may have been hit in the crossfire. Some of them are said to have ties to both Britain and Israel, countries that are allies of the United States.

While the Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility for the attack, they did not specifically mention the USS Carney as a target. The rebels have warned vessels, which they believe come from Israel, to stay away from the area. According to their claims, the ships attacked on Sunday failed to comply with their commands to evacuate the space.

The attack on the American warship occurred shortly after the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas ended last week. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have resumed their campaign in Gaza to secure hostages. The incident raises concerns about potential further escalation of tensions in the region.

As of now, no casualties have been reported from the attack. The response of the U.S. government to the Houthi aggression remains uncertain. However, targeting an American warship could potentially lead to an escalation of tensions from the U.S. side.

This is a developing story, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.