Yemen: US launches fresh airstrikes against Houthi rebels

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Yemen: US launches fresh airstrikes against Houthi rebels
Yemen: US launches fresh airstrikes against Houthi rebels

The United States launched fresh airstrikes against Houthi rebels and focused places in Yemen, media reviews stated.

Yemen: US launches fresh airstrikes against Houthi rebels
US launches fresh strikes against Houthi places in Yemen. Photo Courtesy: US Centcom X web page

The further strikes carried out Friday evening (Eastern Time) have been a lot smaller in scope than the earlier evening. They focused a radar facility utilized by the Houthis, a US official informed CNN.

The US and the United Kingdom carried out 23 in a single day airstrikes against Houthi positions focusing on the Yemeni capital Sanaa in addition to the provinces of Al Hudaydah, Taiz, Hajjah, and Saada, provincial authorities officers informed Sputnik.

The airstrikes have additional shaken the political situation within the area.

“Your strikes on Yemen are terrorism,” Mohammed Ali Al-Houthi, a member of the Houthi Supreme Political Council, was quoted by Reuters, referring to the United States. “The United States is the Devil,” he stated.

Houthi’s Response

The Iran-backed Shia Islamist political and army organisation in Yemen has vowed sturdy retaliation against the United States and Britain for airstrikes carried out earlier on Friday (January 12, 2024) in areas below their management.

According to a press release from Houthi army spokesman Yahya Sarea, the American and British forces launched a “brutal aggression”, with 73 raids focusing on the capital together with the 4 governorates.

The raids have resulted within the deaths of 5 folks, with at the very least six injured, stated Sarea.

He strongly condemned the strikes and stated the Houthis “won’t hesitate to focus on all sources of risk”.

He additionally warned that “American-British aggression won’t go unanswered and unpunished”.

The spokesman reiterated the Houthis’ stance in help of the Palestinian trigger, saying the raids “won’t deter us from our place in help of the oppression of the Palestinian folks”.

Additionally, the Houthi consultant confirmed that the insurgent group will proceed to stop Israeli ships from navigating the Arabian and Red Seas.

The Houthis have beforehand introduced their plans to stop the passage of ships linked to Israeli corporations or certain for Israel within the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea till the latter’s army actions within the Gaza Strip finish.

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