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.