US THREATENS RETALIATION FOR ATTACK ON WARSHIPS

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

WASHINGTON: The Pen­tagon threat­ened yes­ter­day to re­tal­i­ate for a mis­sile attack that missed a pair of US warships in the Red Sea off the coast of Ye­men. “Coun­ter­strike, re­tal­ia­tory strike: I can tell you that those are things that we are look­ing at,” De­fence Depart­ment spokesman Cap­tain Jeff Davis said. The US Navy has said the mis­siles, which fell short of USS Ma­son and USS Ponce, were fired within an hour of each other on Sun­day from ter­ri­tory in Ye­men con­trolled by Houthi rebels. – AFP

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