Ship earlier attacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels sinks in the Red Sea

Mar2,2024



New Delhi: A ship targeted by Yemen's Houthi rebels has sunk the Red Sea After suffering damage for several days. It is the first incident of total destruction of a ship in connection with the Houthi campaign linked to Israel's conflict with Hamas. Gaza StripAccording to officials.
RubymarStrategically important area was targeted on 18th February Bab el-Mandeb Strait The one connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden was flowing northwards.
The sinking of the ship was confirmed by Yemen's internationally recognized government and a regional military official. The official, who preferred to remain anonymous, shared the information because it had not yet been authorized for public disclosure.
Rubymar's Beirut-based manager could not immediately be reached for comment.
Yemen's exiled government, backed by the Saudi-led coalition since 2015, said the Rubymar sank late Friday due to adverse weather conditions in the Red Sea. After the attack, the ship was abandoned for 12 days, with the initial idea being to tow it to a safe port.
The Iran-backed Houthis, who claimed to have sunk the ship almost immediately after the attack, did not immediately acknowledge the actual sinking of the ship.



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