The Houthis attacked a Ukrainian ship in the Gulf of Aden, firing 2 anti-ship cruise missiles at it

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The Houthis attacked a Ukrainian ship in the Gulf of Aden, firing 2 anti-ship cruise missiles at it

In the Gulf of Aden, the Houthis attacked a Ukrainian ship, firing two anti-ship cruise missiles at it. This was reported by the press service of the US Central Command.

The vessel in question is the bulk carrier Verbena, which recently docked in Malaysia and was en route to Italy carrying wooden building materials. As a result of the attack, the ship was seriously damaged and a fire started on board, which has not yet been extinguished.

According to the US military, one sailor on board the cargo ship was seriously injured. He was evacuated by helicopter to a nearby US warship for medical treatment. The condition of the victim is still unknown.

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