New threat to international shipping in Red Sea

Images have just surfaced (Twitter) of the type of mine laid by retreating Houthi rebels in Midi, Yemen. At the same time reports are coming out in Arab media that the Saudi Navy has disarmed some sea mines in the Red Sea near Mokha (Alarabiya).

It is possible that the two sources are reporting the same mines. However the reported locations do not tie, being about 200 miles apart. Both are on the Red Sea and both ports have seen fighting in recent weeks.

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Source: http://www.hisutton.com/

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