Missiles fired at US warships in Red Sea, no casualties: official

A guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87), seen on August 3, 2016Multiple missiles were fired Saturday at three US warships in the Red Sea, though none was hit and there were no casualties, the US military said, amid rising tensions with Yemen’s Huthi rebels. A US defense official said the altercation took place starting around 1930 GMT. It was unclear how many of the surface-to-surface missiles were fired at the USS Mason, USS Nitze and USS Ponce.

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