Exclusive- Indian warship noticed to be within the Houthis rolling areas

Yemen monitor / private

On Friday, a Satellite images shows the existance  of destroying Indian missiles located abeam Houthis rolled areas in the Red Sea. This raises questions about the possibility of New Delhis sent of more destroyer ships to the north of the Bab-el-Mandeb strait.

On Tuesday, Indian goverenment  said it would send three destroyer ships to the Arabian sea ,after a marchant vessel “belonging to Israel which includes 21 Indian sailors” strok by a drone.

According to the Pentagon, this attack was launched from Iran instead of Yemen where the majority of ballistic missile and drone strikes have been conducted into the Red Sea since the start of the crisis that has strangled the strategic global shipping lane.

صور القمر الصناعي الأوربي (Sentinel-2) ليوم 29-12-2023 (يمن مونيتور)

“Yemen monitor ”  got a sight of some images of the European satellite (Sentinel-2), which shows the Indian destroyer (INS Kolkata) located in international waters between the governorates of Hodeidah and Hajjah in northwestern Yemen while  Its mission is not yet known in a region that security strategists in most countries of the world consider dangerous due to The rare presence of Indian warships off the Yemeni coast ,as they usually operate in the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea and conduct rare patrols to the Gulf of Aden.

India’s Defense Minister Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh promised retribution for these attacks on merchant vessels led by Indian sailors.

موقع المدمرة الهندية (INS Kolkata) في المياه الدولية قبالة مناطق الحوثيين (يمن مونيتور)

The latest news about the Indian warship (INS Kolkata) that it was chasing the hijacked cargo ship (MV Ruen) along with two Spanish and Japanese ships, which were seized by pirates on December 14th of this year.

This comes despite the fact that New Delhi has not announced joining the multinational force announced by the United States.

The US Department of Defense (Pentagon) said that the Red Sea security initiative led by him – called “Operation prosperity Guardian” – brings together troops from the United Kingdom, Bahrain, Canada, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Seychelles, Spain, Australia, Greece, as well as some other countries that do not want to disclose their names. However, the army did not elaborate details on how it would work.

On Thursday, a senior Indian official told “Reuters” that New Delhi was unlikely to join the Washington-led force as the Indian government feared that joining would make it a target for Houthis revenge.

On wednesday, New Delhi’s defense officials vowed to bring those responsible for the recent attacks on two predominantly Indian-crewed merchant vessels to justice amid the ongoing Houthi and Iranian missile and drone strikes in the Red Sea and beyond.

India’s assertive tone on the Red and Arabian Sea attacks comes after the attacks on MV Sai Baba and MV Chem Pluto.

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