The Yemeni Houthi group announced on Wednesday evening that two US and British raids targeted the coastal governorate of Hodeidah in western Yemen.
“An American-British offensive targeted the Ras Issa area in Hodeida governorate with two raids,” Houthi mouthpiece al-Masirah TV said.
The channel did not specify the objectives and consequences of both raids, while there was no immediate comment from the American or British side.
Hodeidah is one of the most prominent governorates under the control of the Houthi group, and is located on the Red Sea coast.
In solidarity with the Gaza Strip, which has been the victim of continuous Israeli aggression since October 7, 2023, the Houthis are targeting cargo ships in the Red Sea, with missiles and drones, that are owned or operated by Israeli companies, or Which transport goods to and from Israel.
To try to stop them, US and British forces have launched attacks on their sites in Yemen since January 12, and the US military alone has periodically attacked missiles it says were launched. Are ready for.
As Washington and London intervened and tensions escalated, the Houthi group announced that it now considers all American and British ships among its military targets.