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” We destroyed an American ship with naval missiles in the Gulf of Aden ” : Yemeni forces .

The naval forces of the Yemeni Armed Forces carried out a targeting operation against the American ship (TRUE CONFIDENCE) in the Gulf of Aden, with a number of appropriate naval missiles. The strike was accurate, led to a fire breaking out on it, the Yamani forces said In a statement

The targeting operation came after the ship’s crew rejected warning messages from the Yemeni naval forces.

The Yemeni armed forces renew their alert to all ships in response to calls from the Yemeni naval forces, and all crews of the targeted ships must quickly leave after the first attack.


The Yemeni Armed Forces persist in upholding their religious, moral and humanitarian duties in supporting the oppressed Palestinian people, and their operations in the Red and Arab Seas will not stop until the aggression stops and the siege on the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip is lifted.

Later today , The American-owned ship (“True Confidence”) that was attacked in the Gulf of Aden earlier today was directly hit by a missile. After suffering damage, the crew has abandoned the ship. 3 people on the ship are missing, and 4 suffered from burns, according to Reuters.

The owner of the ship told Al-Jazeera that they have lost contact with 20 members of the ship’s crew, as well as 3 armed guards. The ship continues to drift in the Red Sea as a fire continues on board with two pillars of smoke rising from it.

Hours before the ship was hit, at 03:00 AM Sana’a time, the ship reported to the UKMTO that it received calls for 30 minutes “by an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni Navy, ordering the vessel to alter course.” At 11:40 AM Sana’a time, the ship was hit by the missile.

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