Yemen conflict: More missiles fired at US warship

Yemen conflict: More missiles fired at US warship

Two missiles have been fired at a US warship in the Red Sea off Yemen, the Pentagon says, the second such incident within days.
It is believed the missiles were fired from territory controlled by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.
The Pentagon said the USS Mason, a guided-missile destroyer, took defensive action and suffered no damage. It gave no further details.
Officials say the US is weighing what military response to take.
"These unjustified attacks are serious, but they will not deter us from our mission," said the chief of naval operations, Admiral John Richardson.
"The team... read more

13 October 2016 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC

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