Yemeni rebels, the Houthis struck a rocket ship of the Navy of the United Arab Emirates. About it reports Reuters.
The incident occurred in the Red sea. The ship was fired on from shore shortly after departure from the port of Moss captured Saudi troops in early 2017, after heavy fighting. The missile hit the target. According to the press service antihostile coalition led by Saudi Arabia, one team member is wounded, the ship itself was not damaged.
Off the West coast of Yemen on January 30, the rebels housetop attacked a Saudi warship. The militia approached the frigate on three boats. One of them crashed into the back part of the Saudi ship, and then explosion. Killed two crew members, three were injured. The team managed to extinguish the fire.
In Yemen for several years of civil war. One of the warring parties are the military wing of the Houthis, the Shiite movement “Ansar Allah” and those loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh of the army, the other troops expelled their Sunni President Abd-rabbu Mansour Hadi and the Saudi-led coalition.
In March 2015, the coalition launched a military campaign against the rebels with the aim of returning to power Hadi.