In the statement made by the US Central Command (CENTCOM), “On February 6, between approximately 01.45 in the morning and 04.30 in the evening, Arabian local time, 6 anti-ship ballistic missiles were fired from the Houthi-controlled regions of Yemen towards the Southern Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.” (ASBM) fired.” The statement was included.
GREEK SHIP TARGETED
It was stated that three of the ASBMs attempted to hit the Marshall Island flagged, Greek-owned and operated bulk carrier MV Star Nasia, which was passing through the Gulf of Aden.
It was reported that the missiles “caused minor damage to the side of the Greek ship at around 03.20 in the morning, and the attack did not cause any injuries.”
US WARSHIP BLOCKED
In the CENTCOM statement, it was shared that another missile fell near the ship around 14:00 in the afternoon, and another missile attack on the same ship at around 16:30 was blocked by the US warship USS Laboon (DDG 58).
It was also noted that in the other 3 missile attacks, the Houthis targeted a Barbados-flagged, British-owned cargo ship operating in the Southern Red Sea, and that the missiles that fell in an area near the ship “did not cause any damage or injury.” (AA)