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Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists struck an oil tanker near the Arabian Peninsula on Friday as President Joe Biden refuses to take adequate military action to stop the group from conducting routine attacks that are disrupting global trade in the region.
“On Jan. 26, at approximately 7:45 p.m. (Sanaa time), Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists fired one anti-ship ballistic missile from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and struck the Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker M/V Marlin Luanda,” U.S. Central Command said in a statement. “The ship issued a distress call and reported damage.”
“USS Carney (DDG 64) and other coalition ships have responded and are rendering assistance,” the statement continued. “No injuries have been reported at this time.”
Purported images of the ship that circulated online showed fire-crews trying to extinguish a blaze that was on the deck of the ship.
Trafigura, the firm operating the ship, …
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