Red Sea Incident

3 Feb 2017

On 31 January Saudi Navy frigate Al Madinah class has been reported attacked by means of suicide boats while operating west of Hudaydah port in the proximity of Contre Pearl archipelago in the Red Sea.

According to the reports, the attack has been conducted by Houti rebels and follows previous attacks (reported on this same website) attempted during the first half of October 2016. Two sailors have been killed and three got wounded, while the frigate is still seaworthy and not having suffered major damages.


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