France says considered one of its warships was focused by drones from course of Yemen. Both have been shot down

PARIS — France mentioned Sunday that considered one of its warships within the Red Sea was focused by two drones coming from Yemen. Both have been intercepted and shot down.

A brief assertion from the Armies Ministry didn’t say who fired the drones on the French Navy frigate Languedoc on Saturday night time.

Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen have vowed to focus on ships working within the Red Sea. The Houthis are staunch foes of Israel. They have claimed a sequence of maritime assaults because the Oct. 7 assault on Israel by Hamas militants that sparked their newest and deadliest warfare.

France’s Armies Ministry mentioned the drones “came straight at” the Languedoc two hours aside from the course of Yemen. The warship destroyed them each about 70 miles off the Red Sea port of Al Hudaydah on the Yemeni coast, it mentioned.

The assertion didn’t say what weaponry the Languedoc used to deliver down the drones. The frigate is on a French Navy mission within the Red Sea.

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