CENTCOM Confirms Two June Air Strikes in Yemen

Blog Post
July 3, 2018

On July 3rd, CENTCOM confirmed in an email to New America that it conducted two air strikes in Yemen in June 2018. One strike occurred on June 23rd and another on June 30th. CENTCOM did not provide further details on the location, target, or number of casualties from the strikes.

In a previous email to New America, CENTCOM acknowledged conducting one strike in May on May 14th. Xinhua reported a further strike on May 15th. However it is possible this is the same strike as the one on the 14th. CENTCOM also acknowledged four strikes in April 2018, seven in March, six in February, and 10 in January.