Bab al-Mandab, Yemen
12 February 2024

The Houthis claimed to have successfully targeted “the American ship Star Iris in the Red Sea with a number of suitable naval missiles”. Industry sources indicated that the ship was carrying an Iran-bound corn shipment. U.S. Central Command reported that the vessel remained “seaworthy with minor damage and no injuries to the crew”, and confirmed that its destination was Iran.

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