Saudi coalition says 'imminent threat' to maritime traffic in southern Red Sea

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen said on Monday morning that there were indications of an imminent danger to navigation and global trade in the southern Red Sea, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.

The coalition added that it had monitored "hostile movements and the activity of the [Houthi] militia using booby-trapped boats" and was taking "operational measures" to neutralize the maritime threat and ensure freedom of navigation.

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