Fire on board after the rebel attack on the container

Fire on board after the rebel attack on the container ship

Another attack by the Houthis at Merchant ships in transit Red Seapro-Iranian rebels who took off from Yemen Rockets Ballistics against the ship Container carrier Msc Sky II. One of the missiles hit the ship and caused damage: a fire broke out on board, which was subsequently extinguished by the crew.

MSC ship hit by Houthi missiles in Red Sea

According to the United States Central Command (Centcom) the Houthi attack In the Red Sea It happened on Monday March 4th at around 4pm local time (12pm in Italy).

Yemeni rebels took off two ballistic missiles Anti-ship against the Container ship MSC SKY IIunder the Liberian flag and owned by Switzerland, sails in Gulf of Aden and made his way to Djibouti.

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One of the rockets has hit the ship Damage caused is on board a fire broke out that was tamed by the crew. The commander announced this There are no injuries.

Centcom reports that the ship did not request assistance and continued sailing.

The Americans shoot down two rockets fired by the Houthis

The US Central Command reported that the American armed forces then available in the area two more rockets fired Anti-ship missiles launched from Yemen.

The Houthisa Shiite group supported byIran who are currently in power in Sanaa are causing chaos on the shipping lanes of Red SeaAim with Missiles and drones Merchant ships sailing through the Gulf of Aden.

The Houthis say they are doing it to support the Palestinians War between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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The Aspides Mission in the Red Sea

Today the House of Representatives and Senate will vote on Italian military missions abroad, including the “Aspides” mission in the Red Sea.

Parliament will give the green light to the operation decided by the EU by a large majority Protect trade routes in the Red Sea.

The operational base of the mission will be Caio Duiliothe Navy destroyer that intercepted and shot down a drone launched by the Houthis in recent days.

Photo source: ANSA