Video: A British frigate shoots down two Houthi marches

British Defense Secretary Grant Shapps said on Saturday that a British warship shot down two attack drones launched by the Houthi group, as part of efforts to protect shipping lines in the Red Sea.

Shapps added, in a post on the “X” platform: “Last night, the frigate (Richmond) used its Sea Ceptor missiles to shoot down two attack drones and succeeded in repelling another illegal attack by the Houthis supported by… Iran“.

He continued: “It will continue.” United kingdom “And its allies take the necessary measures to save lives and protect freedom of navigation.”

And he bears witness The Red Sea Since last November, attacks launched by the Houthi militia have targeted commercial ships crossing through the Bab al-Mandab Strait and the Gulf of Aden. The militia says it is a campaign of solidarity with the Palestinians because of the Israeli war on Gaza strip.

And Chen United State Britain launched retaliatory attacks on the Houthis, targeting sites inside Yemen or their military capabilities at sea, to paralyze the Houthi threat to Shipping movement In the Red Sea.

The Houthi attacks disrupted global shipping traffic, forcing companies to change their route to longer and more expensive trips around the southern continent. AfricaThe cost of insurance for week-long trips in the Red Sea has risen by hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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