Yemen-based news reported that a high-ranking Houthi military leader and 2 Iranian missile advisers were killed in the attack by the United States on the night of January 20. It is said that the United States launched a drone attack on the Houthi missile base in the Shaab Al-Makhdara region of Yemen. Yemeni news reported that it was attacked while it was in position to launch a missile into the Red Sea.
The names of senior Houthi military leaders and Iranian advisers were not mentioned in the news. Yemeni news reported that US forces attacked Houthi missile bases twice in one day on January 20. The Office of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff for the Middle East also released a report on January 20 that US forces destroyed Houthi guided missiles that were preparing to launch into the Red Sea.