Yemen rebels claim attack on UAE military vessel

Yemeni female fighters supporting the Shiite Huthi rebels sit in the back of a heavily armed vehicle during an anti-Saudi rally in SanaaYemeni rebels claimed on Saturday that they hit a vessel operated by the Emirati military, which is part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting in support of Yemen’s government. The UAE military said a boat under its command was involved in an “incident” in the Bab al-Mandab strait. In a statement published by the official WAM news agency, the Emirati military said the boat was on a routine trip from Aden, further south, and that an investigation has begun.

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