Houthis launch second wave of attacks on Red Sea vessels after deadly British-US airstrikes

CAIRO: Yemen’s Houthi militia has carried out six operations against a US aircraft carrier, a US destroyer and three vessels in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, the Iran-backed group’s military spokesman Yahya Saree said on Saturday. The strikes came a day after a Houthi official vowed to strike back after joint British-American airstrikes hit militia facilities in Yemen on Thursday. “We will face escalation with escalation,” Mohammed Al-Bukhaiti, a Houthi official, wrote on X.

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