Arab Coalition hunts more than a hundred sea mines at the south of the Red Sea

Arab Coalition hunts more than a hundred sea mines at the south of the Red Sea

The Arab Coalition claimed that they have removed 157 naval mines placed in the south of the Red Sea by Iran-backed Houthis, according to Saudi Arabian press.

The Coalition said that 157 naval mines that have been randomly deployed by the Iran-backed Houthis, the mines have been discovered and removed.

The Coalition added that the Houthi militia continues to threaten maritime navigation and global trade in the Bab Al-Mandab strait and the southern Red Sea.

Earlier this week the Arab Coalition successfully intercepted and destroyed two explosive-laden boats in the Red Sea, launched by Iran-backed-Houthi militia in Yemen, the Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said on Wednesday.

The spokesman said the boats were launched from Hodeidah Governorate, which the Houthi militias use “as a base to launch ballistic missiles, drones, booby-trapped remote-operated boats, as well as the random deployment of sea mines in flagrant violation of international humanitarian law and a violation of the provisions of the Stockholm cease-fire agreement in Hodeidah.”

Source: Navalnews

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