Bab al-Mandab, Yemen
16 March 2024

CENTCOM reported that the Houthis had “launched two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen toward the Red Sea… [U.S.] forces successfully engaged and destroyed one UAV and the other is presumed to have crashed into the Red Sea”. Later, CENTCOM “destroyed five unmanned surface vessels and one UAV in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen in self-defence”.

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