Houthi Militia Causes Explosion of Fishing Boat and Death of Three Fishermen, three injured

Houthi Militia Causes Explosion of Fishing Boat and Death of Three Fishermen, three injured
Houthi Militia Causes Explosion of Fishing Boat and Death of Three Fishermen, three injured

The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen announced on Friday that Houthi Militia Continuation of Naval Mine Deployment and Planting Causes Explosion of Fishing Boat and Death of Three Fishermen, Injury of Three Others.

The OfficialSpokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, COL Turki Al-Malki releaseda statement as follow:

"At (0200), Wednesday,05 February 2020, Coalition Naval forces responded to a communication reportingthe sinking of a fishing boat in International Waters in the Red Sea as aresult of a naval mine explosion

Six Egyptianfishermen were on the boat, three of them were rescued, and the other threewere killed by the naval mine explosion, may Allah accept them.

The terroristIran-backed Houthi militia's continuation of planting and deploying naval minesis a serious threat to maritime navigation and international trade in South ofRed Sea and Bab-el-mandeb strait.

The Coalitionwill carry on its efforts to neutralize maritime and naval mine threats. Atotal of (137) mines, planted and deployed indiscriminately by the Houthimilitia in South of Red Sea and Bab-el-Mandeb strait, were discovered anddestroyed."

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