WASHINGTON The Pentagon declined on Monday to say whether the USS Mason destroyer was targeted by multiple inbound missiles fired from Yemen on Saturday, as initially thought, saying a review was underway to determine what happened."We are still assessing the situation. There are still some aspects to this that we are trying to clarify for ourselves given the threat -- the potential threat -- to our people," Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook told a news briefing."So this is still a situation that we're assessing closely."
(Reporting by Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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Published Date: Oct 18, 2016 12:46 am | Updated Date: Oct 18, 2016 12:46 am