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Yemen’s Navy Missiles Strike and Burn UK Oil Vessel in Gulf of Aden: Statement

The command of the Yemeni Armed Forces issued on Friday a statement which indicates that the Yemen's...

“In vindication of the oppressed Palestinian people and in support and solidarity with our brothers in the Gaza Strip, and within the response to the American-British aggression against our country, Yemeni naval forces carried out a targeting operation on the British oil ship (MARLIN LUANDA) In the Gulf of Aden, using a number of appropriate naval missiles, the strike was direct, and resulted the burning of the vessel,” the statement read by the military spokesman General Yahya Sarea.

General Sarea reiterated Yemeni Armed Forces insistence on their military operations enforcing a blockade on Israeli navigation in the Red and Arabian seas until a ceasefire is achieved in Gaza, and food and medicine are allowed in to the besieged Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.

“The Yemeni Armed Forces confirm that they are taking all military procedures within the right to defend dear Yemen and in confirmation of the continuous practical solidarity with the Palestinian people.”

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