Houthis hit tanker
Risk to merchant vessels heightened.
Saudi oil tanker hit in Houthi attack off Yemen: coalition
DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthi group hit a Saudi oil tanker off the main port city of Hodeidah on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition said, in an attack that could complicate a new United Nations push to end a war that has killed more than 10,000 people.
The Iranian-aligned Houthis said they had targeted a coalition warship in response to an air strike on Hodeidah on Monday that killed at least a dozen civilians, including seven children.
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