Coalition Navy Intercepts Three Armed Houthi Boats
March 17, 2017
The Saudi-led Arab Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen has intercepted three small Houthi boats off Port Midi in Yemen yesterday. The Coalition announced that the Houthis were planning to use the boats to attack coalition ships patrolling the off the coast of Yemen.
The coalition navy destroyed one of the boats and captured another, and arrested its crew. A third boat managed to escape to the high seas. In January, armed Houthi movement attacked a Saudi warship off the western coast of Yemen, causing an explosion that killed two crew members and injured three others.